2016 Anam Cara Nicholas Vineyard Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 335 cases, $39. 37% field blend of Pommard, 115 and 114, 37% 114, 22% 115, and 4% W├Ądenswil. Aged in French oak barrels, 15% new, 25% once-filled. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Aromas of cherry, ripe cranberry, underbrush, BBQ rub and sawn oak. Light to mid weight in style, offering flavors of black cherry and dark red berries. Straightforward and simple, with a silky mouthfeel and modest finish. Score: 89. Reviewed July 21, 2018

Winery: Anam Cara Cellars
From article: Recent Sips of Pinot Noir & Chardonnay