2012 Raptor Ridge Shea Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.54, TA 0.50, <315 cases, $55 (sold out). 100% de-stemmed, inoculated with William Selyem yeast strain, fermented 12 days before pressing off skins, aged 9 months in 50% new French oak. · A special wine in this vintage with enticing aromas of black cherry, cola and sassafras. Mid weight flavors of Bing cherry, raspberry and rose hips tea. Nicely crafted and harmonious with a generous finish. Reviewed June 29, 2014

Winery: Raptor Ridge Winery
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