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2017 Bishop Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

2017 Bishop Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir
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SKU: 17PNBCF

95 Points Vinous “Shimmering ruby-red. Heady, spice- and mineral-accented cherry and blue fruit liqueur aromas take on incense and floral accents with air. Juicy, seamless and concentrated, offering densely packed black raspberry, boysenberry and cherry liqueur flavors…”

WINEMAKER TASTING NOTES

Our Yamhill-Carlton estate produced a ripe wine in 2017 and shows dark fruit profile and aromas typical of the vineyard: black cap blackberry, and even blueberry fruit on the nose. A bit of roasted meat and toasted nut compliment generous fruit on the palate. Wet stone minerality lends complexity to the finish. It continues to develop in the mouth and ends up bright and impressive, with a slightly warm finish. It has great length, and produces a lasting impression on the drinker.

STATS

  • Harvested: September 29th and 30th, 2017
  • Harvest Brix: 22.5-23.1
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • TA: 4.9g/L
  • pH: 3.73
  • Cooperage:
  • 50% new French oak
  • 50% neutral oak
  • Date bottled: February 1st, 2019
  • Cases made: 270
  • Winemakers: Jean-Nicolas Meo and Tracy Kendall