PINOT NOIR 2018
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.
APPELLATION: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon
AGING: 16 months, new french oak
CHEMISTRY: pH 3.89; TA 6.6 g/lt
RESIDUAL SUGARS: 0.7%
VARIETAL: 100% Pinot Noir
CLONE: 47 / 2A
ROOT STOCK: 101-14
CERTIFIED: LIVE Sustainable
HARVESTED: 9 October 2018
HARVEST BRIX: 23.9
PRODUCTION: 262 Cases
BOTTLED: 16 May 2018
RELEASED: 23 Feb 2019
TTB LABEL ID: 9/16/2016
AWARDS & WINE SCORES
2019 WINE PRESS NW 21st Annual Platinum Judging
2020 West Coast Wine Competition (East Meets West)
GOLD | 90 Pts
ABOUT PINOT NOIR
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.
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
Pinot Noir likely originated in Burgundy, France.
Mark your calendar! August 18th is Pinot Noir Day.
Pinot Noir enjoys the same climate as Chardonnay. You’ll often find these two grapes planted close by.
Blanc de Noirs Champagne uses Pinot Noir (and Pinot Meunier) as its base grape.
Pinot Noir is one of the few red grapes that’s commonly made into red, rosé, white, and sparkling wine!
DNA analysis has revealed that Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc are simply mutations of the same grape!