2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
ALC 13.8% Cases Produced: 250
Aromas of rose petals with ripe cherry flavors and a finish of white pepper. Sourced from a variety of renowned vineyards in the Willamette Valley, winemaker Bruno Corneaux deftly displays Oregon Pinot Noir in a truly Burgundian style with this inaugural release.
Framed by the Coast Range mountains to the west and Cascade Mountains to the east, the Willamette Valley AVA forms a cool-climate growing basin ideally suited for the production of traditional Burgundian varieties. With an array of different soil types and microclimates, the quality and complexity of Willamette Valley wine has garnered a fierce international reputation.
Wine Enthusiast – 92 points
James Suckling – 91 points