Youngberg Hill Vineyards 2013 Jordan Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $50

By on October 19, 2016

youngberg-hill-vineyards-jordan-pinot-noir-2013-bottleThe Baileys farm this cooler, 4-acre block on their picturesque estate near McMinnville to create a bold and bright Pinot Noir, harvesting the 25-year-old Pommard and Wadenswil clones at about 21 Brix. As a result, the aromas offer hints of pie cherry and orange zest with underlying earthiness, tar and a brush of denim. Its flavor profile of strawberry-rhubarb compote, Montmorency cherry and pomegranate finishes with a touch of sweet herbs, lending it to nicely to suggested pairings with beef or game.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 265 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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