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  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2015-2020

Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Light and Straw

ending

Medium and Spicy

flavors

Bread, Smoky, Mineral, Spice and White fruits

nose

Charming, Modest and Youthful

recommend

Yes

taste

Average in Acidity, Low tannin, Balanced, Well-structured, Youthful, Light, One-dimensional, Rich and Dry

Verdict

Well made and Average

Written Notes

My second tasting of this wine in recent months...this bottle much better than the previous example (see my notes below, and my previous notes on this wine). Nose: Bright cherries, with nice spice. Very pretty Palate: Simple cherries. Pretty, but simple. Very nice drinking wine. Much better than a bottle of the same wine I had a few months ago at a tasting in Medford. Rich Swanger (assistant winemaker) explained that at the time of the previous tasting, the wine had only recently been bottled (probably case of bottle shock). Very nice drinking everyday Pinot Noir. 86 points $26.00 US retail. A good buy at this price point.
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Information

Origin

Willamette Valley, Oregon

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 Fred Gold, Wine Writer (United States)  tasted  Pinot Noir "Villages Cuvee" 2014  ( St Innocent Winery )

"Nose: Very subdued, not much fruit present.
Palate: Again, subdued, not much character"

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