September 29, 2015

2012 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., pH 3.67, TA 0.65, 427 cases, $35. The “silver label” Luminous Hills blend includes clones 115, 667, 777 and Pommard. 33% whole cluster fermented. This blend is the big picture view of Luminous Hills Vineyard. 33% whole cluster fermented. · Intensely aromatic with effusive aromas of darker cherries and blueberries with a hint of spice. Juicy attack of anise-laced raspberry and blueberry fruit caressed by suave tannins. The intensity of fruit flavor is striking. Score: 92. Reviewed June 26, 2014

Winery: Luminous Hills
From article: Seven of Hearts/Luminous Hills