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2006 Laura Volkman Vineyards Rachel Estate Oregon Pinot Noir

14.2% alc.,100 cases, $38 (sold out). Clones 114, 667 and Pommard. One yeast is used to create a fruity profile and a second Burgundian yeast is used to produced a drier finish. · Moderately deep reddish-purple color. Lovely aromas of black cherry jam and spice. Very tasty and perfectly ripe black cherry and raspberry fruit with a faint citrus underbelly. Hints of sandalwood, spice and earth add interest. A beautiful wine that is rich, yet lively, with supple tannins, a velvety texture and bright acidity on a lengthy finish. Still my favorite Laura Volkman wine. Reviewed August 17, 2009

Winery: Laura Volkman Vineyards
From article: Laura Volkman Vineyards: “She clears the land and plants a vineyard”