VOLUME 11, ISSUE 50
November 1, 2019
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
The Prince Departs

2015 Coeur de Terre Abby’s Block Reserve McMinnville Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.8% alc., pH 3.67, 98 cases, $65. Clones are from a selection of vines in the Estate Vineyard and farmed organically since inception. Complex sedimentary based soils. Harvest Brix 22.9º, 2.5 tons per acre. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. A nuanced nose offers aromas of darker cherry, Asian spices, mushroom, underbrush and earth. The best nose in the 2015 lineup. A little lighter in weight with redder fruit compared to the Sarah Jane’s Block, featuring cherry and raspberry fruit flavors. This wine does not have quite the finish of the Sarah Jane’s Block, but has more elegance and charm. Different, but in a good way. Score: 94. Reviewed February 2, 2019

Winery: Coeur de Terre Vineyard
From article: Coeur de Terre Vineyard: 2015 Vintage Pinot Noirs Are My Favorites