2018 Lavinea Tualatin Estate Vineyard Tualatin Hills Pinot Noir

13.8% alc., $65. Harvest Brix 23.8ยบ. Spontaneous wild yeast fermentation with no inoculations. Aged in mixed oak cooperage, 30% new. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Reserved but pleasant aroma of red fruit leather. More fruit-forward then the 2016 vintage with charming fruit flavors of cherry and strawberry. There is a pleasing savory side to the wine with fruit and savory nuances mingling nicely. this is a poised wine with admirable elegance and a very long finish. redolent with red fruits. Score: 93. Reviewed February 21, 2022

Winery: Lavinea Winery
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