2015 Saffron Fields Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., pH 3.60, 700 cases, $55. Pommard, W├Ądenswil, 115 and 777. 100% Estate. Aged 18 months in French oak barrels, 50% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Seductive perfume of blackberry, cassis, spice, mocha and vanilla. Mid weight plus in style, offering well-ripened purple and black fruits with accents of warm spices, cola and vanilla. The silkiness in the mouth is particularly notable as is the extremely long and fruity finish. More refined and polished than the in the mouth is particularly notable as is the extremely long and fruity finish. More refined and polished than the Willamette Valley bottling, but will need more time to fully integrate the oak. Score: 93. Reviewed February 21, 2018

Winery: Saffron Fields Vineyard
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