2017 Stoller Family Estate Dundee Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., pH 3.50, TA 0.58, 18,500 cases, $30, screw cap. A mosaic of Pinot Noir grapes from the estate vineyard including Pommard, Wädenswil, 777, 848, 667, 115 and 114 clones. Primarily native yeast fermentation before aging in French oak barrels, 15% new, 85% neutral, for almost a year. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Nicely composed perfume of cherry, rose petal and woodsy spices. Well-bred, middleweight flavors of dark red cherry and dark raspberry with an attractive savory herb thread in the background. Suave tannins and some cherry delight on the finish. Score: 90. Reviewed January 16, 2019

Winery: Stoller Family Estate
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