2017 Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir
ALC 13.4% Cases Produced: 100
Elegant and refined with aromas of dark spicy roses, cedar and plum. The mouthfeel is savory with delicate ripe sweet cherry notes on chocolaty tannins.
The ancient marine sedimentary soils of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA are some of the oldest in the Willamette Valley. Originally the final destination for the early Oregon Trail pioneers,the district is fast becoming one of the best known Pinot Noir producing areas. The well-drained soils prevent excessive vine growth and result in mouth-filling wines with broad, silky tannins.
93 points – Wine Enthusiast
“Among Domaine Divio’s 2017 Pinots, this shows the most new oak influence, with scents and flavors of bourbon-soaked cherries. Further highlights of cinnamon toast speak to its aging for 11 months in 60% new French oak. But barrels aside, it’s the delicious fruit that will keep you refilling your glass.” – Paul Gregutt