This beautiful Pinot Noir from Evening Land Vineyards is brimming with fresh and lively flavors of black cherry and raspberry with undertones of spice and bramble. With great structure, this wine is drinking well now, but is a great candidate to become even more stunning if properly aged. Aged for 16 months in 30% new Hermitage barrels. 92pts from Wine & Spirits, 91pts from Wine Spectator, 90pts from Wine Advocate. 2,078 cases produced.
"We are, first and foremost, faithful stewards of the historic Seven Springs vineyard, planted by Oregon wine pioneer Al MacDonald in 1984. On this dramatic east-facing slope, in the iron-rich and rocky, volcanic soils of the Eola-Amity Hills, Al MacDonald undertook what would become one of Oregon's most recognized vineyards. Nestled against a forest of Douglas fir with views eastward to Mt. Hood and Mt. Jefferson, it is immediately evident to any visitor why Al chose this site." - Evening Land Vineyards
Evening Land Vineyards is one of Oregon's foremost producers of exceptional Burgundian varietals. With a focus on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Gamay, winemakers Sashi Moorman, Rajat Parr, and Ben DiCristina channel the depth, complexity, and subtleness of the old world with sustainably-grown fruit from the Seven Springs Vineyard in Oregon. Fruit from this exalted vineyard led Evening Land to receive Oregon's first 98pt scoring Pinot Noir from Wine Spectator and the wines have continued to garner critical acclaim from virtually every critic and publication.More from this winery
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Phenomenal pinot! Easy to drink but with enough body/flavor. Pairs great with fish, lighter meats, or just alone with some cheese
A little too sweet for me. Tasted better after sitting out longer.