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PINOT NOIR 2016 Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer SOKOL BLOSSER
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Fairly intense medium deep red colour. Attractive, rather spicy, very ripe, plum-cherry puree nose with some cedary, earthy-smoky notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, spicy, youthful, intense, ripe, plum-cherry-raspberry flavours with a lingering, crisp, very faintly smoky, cedary, mineral`-tinged finish. Hand harvested at a number of sites at various levels of ripeness (22 to 26 brix) and fermented in a mix of steel and oak tank. The wine aged in French oak barrels, one-third new, for 18 months It has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number 18061 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Try with lamb. The 2015 (***) with 91-points was released on April 27, 2019 at $37.95. CSPC 748434
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country USA
Region Oregon
Rating ***(91 points)
Bright, Complex, Spicy
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: This offers dark, earthy aromas with a wealth of ripe cherries and plums that flow long and plush, amid rich, evenly paced tannins and a spicy kick at the finish. Drink now [to 2025-2028]. Score - 91 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, July 2, 2019) Price $ 39.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 19, 2020
Cases bought 176 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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