Dark stone fruit aromas with some notes of cedar give way to flavors of licorice and black currants. Great up front and well rounded tannins give this wine a well structured balance that has a lasting finish. From our vineyards in Southern Oregon's Illinois Valley
Awards for previous vintages
89 points ~ Wine Spectator 2/29/12
"Velvety . . with a ripe range of blackberry, Italian plum and spice flavors . . . refined tannins, finishing with length and integrity."
Best of the West Pinots for $25 or less ~ Wine Spectator
Gold Medal ~ The Dallas Morning News and Texsom Wine Competition, March 2013
Silver Medal ~ World of Wine Festival, August 2012
87 points ~ Wine Spectator
"Light and fragrant, this shows pretty plum and spice flavors, lingering easily." - HS
Excellent ~ Winepress.com, Spring 2011
“This Pinot Noir delivers bright, fruity aromas and flavors of ripe red cherries and vanilla. It’s a fairly big wine packed with fruit and backed with moderate tannins.”
Riverside International Wine Competition.