2014 Seven of Hearts Armstrong Vineyard Ribbon Ridge Oregon Pinot Noir

13.8% alc., pH3.47, TA 0.60, 99 cases, $35. 50% Wädenswil, 25% Pommard, 25% 114. 25% whole clusters. Aged 16 months in French oak barrels, 25% new. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. A jazzy nose with hi-tone aromas of crushed black cherries, sous-bois and sandalwood. Bold and weighty, but still refined, with mid weight flavors of black cherry, blackberry, blueberry and spice. Exquisitely balanced t n’ a with some length on the finish. Big for Oregon, but not big by California standards. This vineyard excelled in this vintage. Score: 93. Reviewed July 9, 2016

Winery: Seven of Hearts Wine
From article: Recently Tasted Oregon Pinot Noir