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2017 Own-Rooted Pinot Noir

2017 Own-Rooted Pinot Noir
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$75.00
 
SKU: 17PNORF
94 Points Decanter, 94 Points Wine.com, 94 Vinous

​​​​​​​Our “Own-Rooted” Pinot Noir showcases several old-vine sites in the Willamette Valley, each at least 30 years old, and planted at a time when rootstock was relatively rare in Oregon viticulture. Our own Bishop Creek Vineyard supplies a portion of the blend, showing off its characteristic black fruit. Hyland Vineyard, the oldest in the McMinnville AVA, sits atop a hillside looking over the Van Duzer Corridor, and its 45 year old vines supply tension in this wine. 1990-planted Pommard from Nysa Vineyard completes this wine, supplying elegant red fruit and spice.

  • Harvested: September 28th—October 4th, 2017
  • Harvest Brix: 23.1
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • TA: 5.2g/L
  • pH: 3.63
  • Cooperage:
  • 50% new French oak
  • 50% neutral oak
  • Date bottled: February 1st, 2019
  • Cases made: 165
  • Winemakers:
  • Jean-Nicolas Méo
  • Tracy Kendall