2006 Dobbes Family Estate Nuestro Sueño Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., 202 cases, $65. The dry-farmed 16- acre vineyard name means “our dream” in Spanish and is owned and tended by Celeste and Tom Symonette. Clones are Dijon 114, Pommard and Wädenswil. The vineyard was farmed to 2.10 tons per acre. Racked twice before bottling. Aged in 40% new French oak. · On the nose there are slightly roasted dark fruits, raisins and porto. Slightly sweet roasted plum, berries, and raisins on the palate. Solid fruit core but slightly overripe. The tannins are moderately demonstrative. Reviewed March 26, 2009

Winery: Joe Dobbes Wines
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