2014 Guillén Adrián Reserve Cuvée Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., 125 cases, $60. 100% Pommard clone from Vista Hills (40%), Saikkonen (20%) and Meredith Mitchell (40%) vineyards. 100% whole cluster, native fermentation. Basket pressed and aged on the lees for 11 months in 100% light toast new French oak barrels. Filtered at bottling. Jesús’s attempt to mimic DRC. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. The nose is replete with dark red cherry and berry aromas. Highly structured in a mid weight plus style with a strong physique. Gutsy flavors of dark red and black berries, black tea, tobacco and spice. Aggressive on the attack, finishing with a lengthy sweet cherry kiss. Score: 93. Reviewed January 6, 2018

Winery: Guillén Family Wines
From article: Virtuous Willamette Valley Pinot Noir