An excellent value in Oregon Pinot Noir.  Under $30, for a complex Pinot Noir that is only a step behind the single vineyard designated wines.  Ruby/purple in color.  The nose is nice with dark cherries, slight sour cherries, spice and slight char.  On the palate, dark and sour cherries predominate now.  These wines tend to be fruit forward for Oregon, but they cellar better than one might think.  With age, they get an earthy funk that is nice.  Good finish and food friendly.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

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