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

2013 Saffron Fields Vineyard Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

13.4% alc., 300 cases, $40. Released September 7, 2015. 39% Yamhill-Carlton, 33% Eola-Amity Hills, 17% Chehalem Mountains, and 11% Ribbon Ridge. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 25% new. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Very shy nose, offering a hint of cherry fruit, but mainly woodland flora. Light to mid weight flavors of cherry, pomegranate, toasty oak and woody spice. Delicate, with suave tannins, and some uplifting cherry goodness on the finish. Score: 88. Reviewed February 5, 2016

Winery: Saffron Fields Vineyard
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir