February 17, 2020

2014 Van Duzer Dijon Blocks Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.65, TA 0.52, 297 cases, $60. Four Dijon clones from the Van Duzer Estate Vineyard contribute to this blend: 777, 113, 115 and 114. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. A well composed and balanced wine with aromas of black cherry, floral bouquet and nutty oak, and mid weight plus flavors of sappy, dark red and purple fruits including boysenberry, blueberry and pomegranate. Texturally pleasing with satin and polish, finishing with good purpose and juiciness. More integration and approachability when tasted the following day from a previously opened and re-corked bottle. Score: 91. Reviewed June 25, 2017

Winery: Van Duzer Vineyards
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Willamette Valley Wines