VOLUME 9, ISSUE 39
March 29, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir - The Seminars Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir: The Tastings Talisman: 2010 Pinots are a Giant Step Up from the Ordinary Pfendler Vineyards: Exceptional Wines in 2012 Honor Peter Pfendler Bernardus Winery: Pinot Noir Transcends the Ordinary Winter Games: Taste of International Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Wines Pinot Briefs On The Pinot Trail: Rocking K Vineyard Cottages
Firesteed was a virtual winery established in Seattle, Washington until 2003 when Firesteed purchased Flynn Vineryards in Rickreall, OR, 13 miles west of Salem, OR. The lineup of Pinot Noir includes Oregon Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Citation Pinot Noir and Oregon Pinot Noir Rose.
A tasting room and retail shop is located at the winery and is open daily.
Articles About Firesteed
2010 Firesteed Oregon Pinot Noir
12.0% alc., pH 3.54, TA 0.58, 40,000 cases, $17. Declassified juice from top end Willamette Valley and Citation cuvées. 15% of blend aged 10 months in 20% new French oak barrels. · Very light garnet color in the glass. Aromas of cherry, spice, cigar box and rose petals. Mid weight flavors of red cherries and strawberries with a hint of savory herbs, finishing with a confected cherry tone. Slightly tart and somewhat flat. Decent. Reviewed February 27, 2013 ARTICLE »
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