2012 Owen Roe Merrimen Vineyard W├Ądenswil Block Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $44. Sourced from a 30-acre vineyard farmed by owner Mike Merriman. The label depicts the Abbey of Clonmacnois in Ireland. · Medium reddish purple hue in the glass. Perfumed with hi-tone aromas of black cherry and baking spices. Modest in weight but flavorful, offering a rainbow of redder fruits with accents of spice, mocha and vanilla. Soft, silky and very giving with welcome brightness and harmony. Score: 92. Reviewed July 6, 2014

Winery: Owen Roe
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