Cathedral Ridge Winery 2010 Dampier Vineyard Pinot Noir, Columbia Gorge, $32

By on March 11, 2013

oregon wineFlying winemaker Michael Sebastiani commutes from Sonoma County to Oregon’s Columbia Gorge – two beautiful places – to make this wine. The grapes come from across the Columbia River on Underwood Mountain in Washington at an elevation of 1,100 feet. The resulting wine opens with aromas of saddle leather, black cherry and strawberry jam. The flavors are loaded with raspberry, strawberry and pomegranate with dark chocolate on the finish.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 245 cases

Alcohol: 12.9%

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