Enjoy a horizontal tasting of 2011 Pinot Noirs from three different vineyards in the Willamette Valley. 2011 was one of the coolest vintages in Oregon producing light wines with finesse and restraint that are clear, focused, vivacious and incredibly food friendly.
This horizontal tasting will allow you to compare the differences between the vineyards from factors like elevation, aspect, soil type and clones.
- The Rastaban Pinot Noir comes from the Brooks Estate Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. This vineyard has volcanic basalt-Nekia soil, is certified biodynamic, 650′-750′ elevation, Southeast facing and the Pinot Noir clones used are Pommard, 115 and 777.
- The Temperance Hill Vineyard is located in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA and has volcanic basalt-Jory, Nekia and Ritner soils, is certified organic, 660′-860′ elevation, South facing and the Pinot Noir clones used are 777, Pommard and Wadenswil.
- The Sunny Mountain Pinot Noir is located in the Willamette Valley AVA and has marine-sedimentary-Bellpine and volcanic basalt-Ritner soils, 700; elevation, Southeast facing and the Pinot Noir clones used are 23 (Mariafeld), Pommard and 115.
This bundle includes:
- 2011 Rastaban Pinot Noir
- 2011 Sunny Mountain Pinot Noir
- 2011 Temperance Hill Pinot Noir