Apolloni – Pinot Noir 2016 Estate – Willamette Valley

Apolloni – Pinot Noir 2016 Estate – Willamette Valley

The nose is fruity and offers a very fine power/concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry, plum and small notes of violet associated with discreet hints of cardamom, nutmeg as well as a subtle hint of vanilla and an imperceptible hint of Sichuan pepper/tea. The mouth is fruity, mineral, elegant, precise and offers a beautiful definition, suavity, fullness, a fine grain as well as tension. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of blackberry, plum and small notes of raspberry associated with fine touches of violet, discreet hints of cardamom/tonka bean, a subtle hint of vanilla and a discreet hint of tea. Tannins are elegant and structuring. Good length. A very fine power, suavity as well as sapidity on the finish. A very discreet hint almost saline on the finish.

Note (Score): 16/20

Note (Score): 92/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)