TR Elliott

Owner(s) Theodore R Elliott
Web site www.elliottfamilycellars.com
 
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Theodore R Elliott is the man behind Elliott Family Cellars, a very small producer of Pinot Noir in Santa Rosa. He has many years experience as a grape grower and winemaker including a stint with Sonoma Cutrer. His wines are perfect examples of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. His two cuvees are named Queste Three Plumesand both won Gold Medals at the 2006 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. The two Pinot Noirs he produces are cuvees from two vineyards - Vine Hill and Hallberg (formerly Goldridge). The wine is composed of three clones - 115, Pommard 5, and 777. Aging is in 36% new oak. The wines are available online on the website.

Reviewed Wines

2006 TR Elliott Three Plumes Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., 315 cases, $38. Sourced from Hallberg Vineyard and O’Connell Vineyard. Clones 115 (80%), 777 (10%), Elite (5%) and Pommard (5%). Unfined and unfiltered. Another bottling, Queste, is sourced entirely from Hallberg Vineyard, contains significantly more Pommard and is quite good as well. The wines are available on the website. · Wonderful aromatics typical of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir featuring Queen Anne cherries, strawberries, baking spices and a touch of oak. Red fruits are flanked by earth, mocha and tobacco notes with well balanced tannins and acidity. Quite enjoyable. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »

2004 TR Elliott Queste Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., 320 cases, $32. is primarily clone 777 from Hallberg Vineyard. · A darker fruit profile, admirable finesse, and ripe tannins. Reviewed March 5, 2007 ARTICLE »

2004 TR Elliott Three Plumes Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

320 cases, $32. Theodore R Elliott is the man behind Elliott Family Cellars, a very small producer of Pinot Noir in Santa Rosa. He has many years experience as a grape grower and winemaker including a stint with Sonoma Cutrer. His wines are perfect examples of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. This wine and his other cuvee (Queste) won Gold Medals at the 2006 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. The two Pinot Noirs he produces are cuvees from two vineyards - Vine Hill and Hallberg (formerly Goldridge). The wine is composed of three clones - 115, Pommard 5, and 777. Aging is in 36% new oak. The wines are available online on the website at www.elliottfamilycellars.com. · A nicely perfumed Pinot with cherries, rhubarb, and Asian spice. Elegant in style with plenty of appealing Pinot fruits and herbs enhanced with deft wood and spice. A welcome food partner as well. Reviewed January 22, 2007 ARTICLE »

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2004 TR Elliott Three Plumes Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., 400 cases, $32. A blend of clones 115 and Pommard from Vine Hill Vineyard. Both are excellent examples of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir which often has warm spice and cola complementing the fruit. · Red fruits, plenty of finesse, ripe tannins, and a juicy and mouthwatering finish. Reviewed March 5, 2007 ARTICLE »