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PINOT NOIR 2018

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A lighter bodied red wine with lingering aromas of sweet, smoky tobacco.  A zesty red fruit taste on the palate with hints of smoke and spice provide a soft nutty finish.

WINE

 

VINTAGE: 2018 

APPELLATION: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon

AGING: 16 months, new french oak

CHEMISTRY: pH 3.89; TA 6.6 g/lt

ALCOHOL: 14.6%

RESIDUAL SUGARS: 0.7%

GRAPES/HARVEST
VARIETAL: 100% Pinot Noir

CLONE: 47 / 2A

ROOT STOCK: 101-14

CERTIFIED: LIVE Sustainable

HARVESTED: 9 October 2018

HARVEST BRIX: 23.9

BOTTLING
PRODUCTION: 262 Cases

 

BOTTLED: 16 May 2018

 

RELEASED: 23 Feb 2019

TTB LABEL ID: 9/16/2016

UPC: 9/16/2016

AWARDS & WINE SCORES

 

2019 WINE PRESS NW 21st Annual Platinum Judging

PLATINUM

 

2020 West Coast Wine Competition (East Meets West)

​​GOLD | 90 Pts

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT PINOT NOIR

 

PRONUNCIATION: 

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HISTORY: 

Pinot Noir is the world’s most popular light-bodied red wine. It’s loved for its red fruit, flower, and spice aromas that are accentuated by a long, smooth finish.

PRIMARY FLAVORS

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Cherry

CHERRY

RASPBERRY

MUSHROOM

CLOVE

HIBISCUS

 

FOOD PAIRING

 

A very versatile food pairing wine given it’s higher high acidity and lower tannin. Pinot Noir pairs particularly well with duck, chicken, pork, and mushrooms.

FUN FACTS ABOUT PINOT NOIR WINE

  1. Pinot Noir likely originated in Burgundy, France.

  2. Mark your calendar! August 18th is Pinot Noir Day.

  3. Pinot Noir enjoys the same climate as Chardonnay. You’ll often find these two grapes planted close by.

  4. Blanc de Noirs Champagne uses Pinot Noir (and Pinot Meunier) as its base grape.

  5. Pinot Noir is one of the few red grapes that’s commonly made into red, rosé, white, and sparkling wine!

  6. DNA analysis has revealed that Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc are simply mutations of the same grape!