2011 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

  • Tasting Notes

    Black cherry, sweet earth and black tea on the nose. Framed by structured tannins that lead into a layered palate of dense blackberries, bramble and cocoa. Balanced acidity throughout that finishes long with cherry cola and wood vanilla.

  • Product Details

    Harvest Date: October 17 – November 8, 2011

    Brix at Harvest: 19.2 – 24.0

    Finished TA: 5.3 g/L

    Finished pH: 3.67

    Bottled: September 2012

    Cases Produced: 5,985

    Release Date: May 2013

    Aging: 10 months in 23% new French oak, 20% one year-old French oak, 26% two year-old French oak,  and 31% in neutral French oak

    Vineyards: 12% Dussin, 12% Aegrina, 10% Shea, 9% Olenik, 8% Zena Crown, 8% Bella Vida, 7% Palmer Creek, Less than 5% from Bramble Hill, Carabella, Élevée, Hyland, Wapato Ridge, Lillies, Nicolas and a mixed blend of less than 1% of various vineyards.

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