2006 Winter’s Hill Vineyard Dundee Hills Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 1,195 cases, $29. From 21 acres of Pinot Noir planted between 1990 and 2000, primarily Pommard, Dijon 114 and 115, with some Wädenswil. The vineyard is south facing at an elevation of 525 to 730 feet. 100% de-stemmed, 2 day cold soak, fermented in one-ton fermenters using inoculated yeast, and aged in 25% new oak (French and American). · Very ripe dark cherry flavor profile with a hint of musk, pepper and spice. Lush and tasty on the palate with a lively finish. Reviewed December 17, 2008

Winery: Winter’s Hill Vineyard
From article: Dundee Hills