2014 La Crema Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 24,511 cases, pH 3.66, TA 0.60, $30. 98% estate fruit from eight vineyards. 100% de-stemmed, 3-day cold soak, fermented in opentop tanks, aged 9 months in French oak barrels, 23% new. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Fruit aromas of black cherry and black raspberry are complimented by aromas of savory herbs and toasty oak, with the oak showing up more over time in the glass. Middleweight flavors of black cherry, black raspberry and blackberry are underlain with subtle smoky oak. Good intensity of flavor, integrated ripe tannins, and a juicy finish driven by bracing acidity. Score: 90. Reviewed October 19, 2016

Winery: La Crema Winery
From article: Recently Tasted Oregon Pinot Noir