2016 Keeler Craig’s Reserve Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.535, 75 cases, $55. Released October 20, 2018. Made with biodynamic grapes. A three barrel blend of Pommard, 115 (30% whole cluster) and 667. Aged 18 months in French oak barrels, 67% 2-year-old and 33% neutral. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Nicely appointed aromas of cherry and friendly oak. Very similar to the regular 2016 bottling, but with more extraction and finish. Polished and silky in the mouth, featuring red cherry and berry flavors and a modicum of oak in the background. No creosote note in this wine. Score: 92. Reviewed July 8, 2019

Winery: Keeler Estate Vineyard
From article: Extensive Tasting of 2016 & 2017 Vintage Willamette Valley Pinot Noir