2012 WildAire Zenith Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., pH 3.68, TA 0.55, 72 cases, $45. Harvest Brix 24º. 66% Wädenswil, 34% Dijon clone 115. 100% de-stemmed, 7-day cold soak, inoculated with yeast. Aged 10 months in 33% new French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of cherry, sarsaparilla, and forest floor are inviting. Juicy and easy to like mid weight core of fresh cherry goodness with a hint of boysenberry. Nicely integrated oak, mild tannins and good finishing power. Score: 92. Reviewed December 11, 2014

Winery: WildAire Cellars
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