Raptor Ridge Winery 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $38

By on June 10, 2013

Oregon wineScott and Annie Shull launched Raptor Ridge in 1995, and they named the winery after the hawks, owls and kestrels that share the property. This delicious reserve-level Pinot Noir opens with aromas of dried strawberry, pie cherry, earth and a hint of oak. On the palate, it reveals flavors of raspberry, strawberry, red currant and a hint of forest floor, all backed with bright acidity and mild tannins.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 700 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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