2016 Lavinea Tualatin Estate Vineyard Tualatin Hills Pinot Noir

13.1% alc., 239 cases, $65. Dry-farmed, own-rooted Pommard planted in 1974 and Dijon 667 clones. Harvest Brix 23.6ยบ. Spontaneous native yeast fermentation. Aged in 27% new oak barrels. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Leading off are aromas of red cherry, sous-bois, and a touch of oak. Light to mid-weight in style, featuring leaner red cherry and strawberry flavors embellished with a mantel of oak. Elegant in character, with a long, lip-smacking finish. Score: 91. Reviewed May 28, 2022

Winery: Lavinea Winery
From article: List of Williamette Valley Old Vine Pinot Noir Vineyards by Original Planting Dates 1965-1979