Clay Hill – De Ponte Cellars – 2014 pinot Noir – Willamette Valley

Clay Hill – De Ponte Cellars – 2014 pinot Noir – Willamette Valley

The nose is fruity. It reveals notes of black cherry and slight notes of cassis, blackberry associated with discreet hints of violet and licorice. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers minerality, freshness as well as a beautiful juiciness. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of juicy black cherry, juicy cassis and touches of…

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De Ponte Cellars – 2013 Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

De Ponte Cellars – 2013 Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

The nose is fruity, juicy and offers a slight minerality. It reveals notes of juicy cassis and black cherry associated with touches of plum as well as discreet hints of licorice/zan and woody hints. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced and offers minerality, freshness as well as a slight suavity. In the mouth this wine…

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De Ponte Cellars – 2014 Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

De Ponte Cellars – 2014 Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

The nose is fruity, structured and offers a slight power. It reveals notes of black cherry, cassis and slight touches of blueberry associated with hints of wild red fruits as well as subtle/discreet hints of spices (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced, well-built, racy and offers a beautiful juiciness, a slight suavity, a…

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De Ponte Cellars – 2012 Pinot Noir Lonesome Rock Ranch – Willamette Valley

De Ponte Cellars – 2012 Pinot Noir Lonesome Rock Ranch – Willamette Valley

The nose is fruity, fine and concentrated. It reveals notes of black cherry, cassis and wild berries associated with woody touches, licorice as well as subtle touches of spices. The palate is fruty, juicy, mineral, elegant, nicely balanced and offers a beautiful freshness, tension, a nice structure, suavity as well as a beautiful gourmandise. In…

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Archery Summit – 2014 Pinot Noir Arcus Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

Archery Summit – 2014 Pinot Noir Arcus Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

The nose is fruity, fine, slightly elegant and offers a small power as well as a very slight gourmandise. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, tight and offers a slight acid frame, a beautiful juiciness, tension, power, a nice structure, a slight gourmandise, straightness as well as a beautiful unctuous and fleshy matter. In the mouth…

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Archery Summit – 2014 Pinot Noir Archery Summit Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley

Archery Summit – 2014 Pinot Noir Archery Summit Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant, gourmand and offers concentration. It reveals notes of black cherry cream, blackberry and slight touches of blueberry jam associated with hints of fleshy wild strawberry, licorice, woody hints as well as slight hints of dark chocolate, a subtle hint of coffee and a very discreet hint of Sichuan pepper. The…

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Archery Summit – 2015 Pinot Noir Red Hills Vineyard – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

Archery Summit – 2015 Pinot Noir Red Hills Vineyard – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

The nose is fruity, fine, concentrated, elegant and aromatic. It reveals notes of black cherry, ripe/crushed redcurrant and cassis associated with slight notes of racy minerality, strawberry flowers as well as a subtle hint of mocha, a woody hint and an imperceptible hint of tobacco. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, well-built and offers a…

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Archery Summit – 2010 Pinot Noir Red Hills Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

Archery Summit – 2010 Pinot Noir Red Hills Estate – Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley 

The nose is aromatic, elegant, gourmand, captivating and offers a fine fleshiness and a fine complexity. It reveals notes of ripe blackberry, ripe cassis and fine touches of plum associated with a hint of licorice, a subtle hint of dried strawberry / cherry as well as discreet hints of wood, tobacco and a subtle /…

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De Ponte Cellars – 2015 D.F.B. Melon Bourgogne – Dundee hills, Willamette Valley

De Ponte Cellars – 2015 D.F.B. Melon Bourgogne – Dundee hills, Willamette Valley

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers a slight richness. It reveals notes of pear, ripe brugnon and sligh touches of quince associated with a hint of Mirabelle as well as a subtle hint of honey. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a slight acid frame, fat, suavity as well as a slight creaminess….

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Roserock – Drouhin – Zephirine 2014 Pinot Noir – Eola-Amity Hills – Oregon

Roserock – Drouhin – Zephirine 2014 Pinot Noir – Eola-Amity Hills – Oregon

The nose is fruity, aromatic, elegant and racy, it reveals notes of red cherry and slight touches of redcurrant associated with a discreet touch of licorice, minerality as well as hints of chocolate. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a slight mineral frame, a beautiful definition, a nice structure, a slight juiciness, a beautiful…

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