2008 Chehalem Stoller Vineyards Dundee Hills Pinot Noir

13.2% alc., $36, screw cap. · Aromas of dark red cherries and berries, generously oaked. Very demure and reserved red berry flavors which are rather linear. Soft and smooth with a well-proportioned tannic backbone and oak playing a supporting role. Like many 2008 Pinot Noirs from Oregon, this one needs more time in the cellar. Potentially charming. Good. Reviewed March 2, 2011

Winery: Chehalem Winery
From article: Mining for Very Good Over-$30 Pinot:Upping the Ante