2013 O.P.P. Other People’s Pinot Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.1% alc., pH 3.75, TA 0.59, RS 0.63, $19.99. Released October 20, 2014. 7-day cold soak, additional 18 days of skin contact. Fermented in stainless steel and aged 10 months in 100% French oak barrels, 30% new. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. The nose leads with aromas of cherry, raspberry and underbrush, with a touch of honeysuckle showing up over time. Red berry and cherry flavors are featured in a lighter weight wine with subtle notes of oak and dried herbs in the background. The fruit is wrapped in mellow tannins and spirited by tight acidity. A solid daily drinker. Score: 88. Reviewed May 14, 2015

Winery: Mouton Noir
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Wine