Raptor Ridge Winery 2011 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25

By on June 11, 2013

Oregon wineKentucky native Scott Shull is the owner/winemaker at this Newberg, Ore., winery and next year will celebrate his 20th vintage at Raptor Ridge. This delicious Pinot Noir opens with aromas of fresh cherry, tarragon, saddle leather and black truffle, followed by flavors of red plum, mushroom and rhubarb. Pair this with sirloin, smoked salmon or wild mushroom ravioli.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 2,233 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%

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