TOR Kenward Family Wines was started on 2001 owned by Tor Kenward and by his wife Susan. He became an executive at Beringer Winery before retiring. As a wine lover, he decided to create his winery and encourage his friends to join his group to put up a winery and produce the quality of the wine.
Tor Kenward joined Wine World Inc’s. showcasing office in 1977. Over the accompanying two decades, he remained a center individual from the organization’s supervisory group as Beringer Blass Wine Estates developed into one of the world’s chief wine organizations. Since joining Beringer, Tor has likewise been the directing power for Beringer’s instructive wine and nourishment programs. In 1981, he started the main winery grant programs for national Culinary Schools. He likewise worked with the culinary instructor and author Madeline Kamman to make the School for American Chefs.
The winemaking is done in a moderate style, normal yeasts, no fining or sifting. Each exertion is made to permit these extraordinary vineyard destinations to express their one of a kind attributes in each wine. Tor likewise works only with little cooperage houses in France to guarantee they have the best barrels. All the natural product is hand-arranged, and his wines are created in little cuvées to get negligible taking care of. Tor’s reasoning is “In the event that we reap what we think about world-class grapes, our activity as winemakers are to avoid the way. That takes involvement and persistence, however, can be extremely remunerating when everything meets up”.
They also launch a new and second brand and its called a Rock. The name of this mark is a tribute to the gigantic measures of rocks found in specific vineyards in the Rhone Valley and found in the adjacent vineyards that Tor sources organic product from. These wines are basically Syrah and Grenache.
TOR originates from a group of craftsmen – his dad was a cultivated author and his mom a performing artist and a painter. Tor additionally has the blessing to make connecting with exposition and has dependably been a companion of wine scholars and wine columnists. TOR wines used to help partnerships for the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers still held yearly at Meadowood Napa Valley inn and spa in St. Helena.
For various years TOR did not have space where they could have tastings – fairly centered around select dispersion and appearances at various premium wine occasions including the Taste of Howell Mountain, held every year, more often than not in mid-June. We’ve gone to this occasion a few times and tasting a portion of TOR’s wines is constantly one of the features.
2004 Wente Clone Chardonnay
This wine regularly is aged utilizing just characteristic yeasts and in some cases can have a long and moderate aging period enduring up to 7 months. This specific Chardonnay demonstrates a delightful brilliant tint in the glass; it is shockingly botanical on the nose with profound rich honeysuckle smells alongside clues of nut fragile on the sense of taste. It is an amazingly well-known eatery wine and is accessible by the container at the French Laundry in Yountville.
2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
This is a major wine however is unquestionably drinkable now; it shows the minerality and naturalness that you frequently find from Howell Mountain organic product with organized tannins going on for quite a while on the wrap-up.
2005 TOR To Kalon Cabernet Sauvignon
It uncovers a liberal mouth feel yet is refined and exquisite with a sense of taste that is likewise about the natural product. Kinds of dark cherry and dark licorice will enticingly coat the internal parts of your mouth – yet these concentrated organic product flavors are adjusted by great sharpness and tannin structure.
TOR Black Magic Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
This again originates from just the best barrels that we have in the cellar, paying little heed to what that is. The current year’s variant is thick and rich to as far as possible. Notwithstanding the outrageous lavishness (verging on thickness) you have an outright tsunami of black fruits, mocha, cassis, and Christmas flavors. The parity is immaculate and the complete relatively interminable. A future legend.
This is a fantastic wine, as one may expect, with heaps of beat up natural products, sweet tannin, satisfactory corrosiveness and vitality and focus that are off the graphs. This is a radiant wine that can be flushed now, or cellared for another 25-30 years.
Question and Answer
- Are they offering wine tasting? Yes, they offer wine tasting to those wine lovers.
- Are there any types of wine aside from Cabernet Sauvignon? They offer different types of wine.
Visits to Tor Kenward are constrained and are for genuine wine lovers and authorities. With various premium brands utilizing this winery for both generation and accommodation purposes, they offer a Portfolio Tasting highlighting a portion of the wines from those creating nearby. With a decent variety of the two makers and kinds of wines accessible, these tastings can be tweaked dependent on inclination. Tastings regularly furnish access to customized visits with the winemakers or the proprietors behind the brands.