The vibrant acidity and red fruit in this Pinot Noir work to offset the spice and grilled meat notes also present.
Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Vineyards: St. Dolores Estate, Gemini and Louis Vineyard
Location: Willamette, OR
The color is deep beet red with a waffle cone nose of concentrated cherry, spice, plum and grilled meat. A pop of Bing cherry on the palate with concentrated saline and vibrant acidity with a long finish.
Small-lot wild yeast fermentation in wood and stainless steel.100% barrel aged for 17 months in French oak, 15% new, 10% one-year-old, 12% two-year-old, 63% older.
Fruit from JK Carriere’s St. Dolores Estate, Gemini and Louis Vineyard. These three, as all of their vineyards are dry farmed.