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2016 Decemberists Bandit Queen

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  • Tasting Notes

    Exquisite notes of baking spices with hints of cherry and plum. Delicate hints of dark fruit and violet that blend harmoniously with red berry and the savory aromas of tea leaf.

  • Product Details

    Harvest Date: September 14 – September 25, 2016

    Brix at Harvest: 25.1

    Vineyards: 28% Palmer Creek Vineyard, 27% Bramble Hill Vineyard, 25% Shea Vineyard,  20% Zena Crown

    Aging: 10 months in 27% new French oak, 73% neutral French oak

    Bottled: August 2017

    Bottles Produced: 600

    Release Date: November 2017

  • Product Information

    The Decemberists have teamed back up with Penner-Ash Wine Cellars for another limited-edition batch of Bandit Queen, a Willamette Valley Pinot Noir blended under the guidance of winemakers Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash. 600 bottles of the 2016 vintage will be available this time around, still encircled with a lovely Carson Ellis-designed label.

    A portion of the proceeds from each bottle of Bandit Queen will be donated to the Oregon Food Bank.

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