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PINOT NOIR 2015 Chehalem Mountains
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CARABELLA ESTATE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Here is a small lot of the early ripening, elegantly floral, ready-to-drink 2015 - only 550 cases produced. It has a medium-deep bright red colour and an attractive, slightly spicy, cedar-tinged, floral, ripe, raspberry-tinged, plum-cherry-cassis nose. On the palate itís dry, medium to medium-full bodied, nicely structured and slightly spicy with still youthful, surprisingly fresh, raspberry-plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, cedar-tinged, fairly high acid finish. Has 14.2% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number 20160420 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Only 550 cases produced. CSPC 180125
Type Red Table Wine
Agent DB Win
Country USA
Region Oregon
Rating ***(91 points)
Spicy, Ripe, Raspberry-Crancherry
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: The pale to medium ruby-purple 2015 Estate Pinot Noir is scented of dried cranberries and redcurrants with notes of underbrush, wet leaves, cola, grated nutmeg and cinnamon stick. Light to medium-bodied, it has a good frame of grainy tannins and refreshing acidity, with lots of warm red fruit coming through on the long, spicy finish. Drink date: 2018-2022. Score - 90 (Erin Brooks, robertparker.com, Aug. 31, 2018) Price $ 43.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 28, 2020
Cases bought 90 (12 bottles per case)

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