The 2017 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir expresses soft notes of roasted plum mixed with cocoa, tobacco, and sweet cherry. A balanced, approachable palate leaves you with hints of fresh spring earth, while notes of fig offer delicacy and freshness to this wine.
Harvest Date: September 13 – October 27, 2017
Brix at Harvest: 24.2
Finished TA: 5.2g/L
Finished pH: 3.69
Bottled: September 2018
Cases Produced: 8700
10 months in 29% new French oak
Vineyards: 25% Zena Crown, 10% Aegrina Vineyard, 9% Hyland Vineyard, 8% Lillie’s Vineyard, 7% Sufi Vineyard, Vineyard, 7% Gran Moraine Vineyard, 6% Palmer Creek Vineyard, 5% Bramble Hill Vineyard, 5% Estate Vineyard, 5% Fennwood Vineyard; less than 5% from Shea Vineyard, Bella Vida Vineyard, Wapato Vineyard, Jory Hills Vineyard, White Walnut Vineyard, Dupee Vineyard, Maple Grove Vineyard, Elevee Vineyard, Maresh Vineyard and Kindred Vineyard.