2012 Beckham Estate Sophia’s Chehalem Mountains Oregon Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., 70 cases, $35. May 2014 release. Dijon 115. 100% de-stemmed and whole berry fermented. Aged 15 months in 40% new French oak. · Deeper reddish purple color reflective of the vintage. Expressive aromas of fresh cherry pie glaze and rose petals. Mid weight core of tasty red fruits with a complimentary touch of oak and spice. Balanced tannins and quite forward. Score: 92. Reviewed June 16, 2014

Winery: Beckham Estate Vineyard
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