2016 Pinot Noir "Deux" | Division Winemaking Company | Winestyr
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2016 Pinot Noir "Deux"

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Appellation: Eola-Amity Hills AVA (Oregon)

By: Division Winemaking Company

In: Portland, OR

750mL / 13.9% ABV

Winestyr Review

This is a rich, well-structured Pinot Noir from Oregon's Eola-Amity Hills AVA. A delectable core of wild strawberry with just enough restraint, is enhanced by undertones of earth, spice, mineral that will take you straight to Burgundy. A hint of well-integrated sweet oak rounds out this multi-layered, balanced, beauty of a Pinot that melds power and finesse in a graceful manner. Hat's off to winemakers Kate Norris and Thomas Monroe on this one. Aged for 10 months in French Burgundy barrels and puncheons. 161 cases produced.

What We Love

  • Balanced and pure
  • Great complexity

This is a delectable Pinot Noir with great finesse, structure, and approachability.

Experience

An artisanal winery based in Portland, Oregon striving to make delicious, interesting, and balanced wines with minimal manipulation. Division is passionate about supporting sustainably farmed, terroir expressive vineyards that celebrate their favorite varietals.

Winery

Division Winemaking Company is a Portland, Oregon based winery founded in 2010 by Kate Norris and Thomas Monroe. Inspired by the wineries of Loire, Beaujolais, Burgundy, and the Northern Rhone where they first learned winemaking and viticulture, the urban winery creates Oregon and Washington wines including Pinot Noir, Gamay, Chardonnay, Rosé, Chenin, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Cot, Syrah, Grenache, and Sauvignon Blanc. Determined to make approachable and balanced wines though minimal manipulation, the winemakers have a passion to work with well farmed, terroir-expressive vineyards, many of which are organic and/or Biodynamic, celebrating the varietals the winemakers loves to drink. Division Winemaking Company represents a new generation of winemakers that are looking beyond the status quo to create unique styles of wine, with a purpose, a story, and without barriers.

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