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2015 Brooks Crannell Pinot Noir 2017-11-04T20:46:43+00:00

2015 Crannell Pinot Noir

$48.00 / Bottle

Candied cherry, cranberry, rasp-berry and bright strawberry fruit on the nose. Touch of tomato leaf, watercress and dill herbal notes.

Beautiful structure and balance, with a layering of bright fruit, refreshing acidity and a long fin-ish. The fresh herbs add an addi-tional layer of complexity to the flavors of orange peel, rhubarb, strawberry, cranberry and Rainier cherry fruits. A slight earth char-acter, with green tea spice, moss and mushroom notes. Lovely combi-nation of fruit and structure and very pleasant and complex to sip.

A good pair with prosciutto stuffed chicken, sausage and mushrooms, veal saltimbocca and mustard crusted pork tenderloin.

Vintage: 2015
Vineyard: Crannell
AVA: Eola-Amity Hills
Year Planted: 1984
Soil Type: Volcanic basalt-Jory, Nekia
Elevation: 550’
Exposure: Southeast
Harvest Dates: September 10, 21, & 22, 2015
Brix at Harvest: 24.0 (avg)
Clones: 75% 115, 25% Pommard
Yeast: Native
Barrel Maturation: 18 Months in French Oak
Filtration: Cross-Flow
Date Bottled: May 1, 2017
Alcohol: 13.50%
pH: 3.66
TA: 5.9 g/L
Cases Produced: 300
Suggested Retail: $48

Wine Anorak, 93 Points