2016 Three Otters Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.60, TA 0.53, $22. This wine was favorably reviewed in the previous issue in an article about Willamette Valley Pinot Noir wines priced at $30 or less. Harvest Brix 22.9º-25.1º. Pommard, Wädenswil, and Dijon 113, 114, 115, 667 and 777. Aged in French oak barrels, 5% new, 95% neutral. · Moderately light ruby red color in the glass. Intriguing perfume of black cherry, nut oil, grilling spices and burnt tobacco. Very silky in the mouth with a stylish core of black cherry fruit underlain with a long kiss of oak. A satisfying wine with some finishing persistence. Score: 89. Reviewed February 2, 2019

Winery: Fullerton Wines
From article: Recently Tasted Willamette Valley Wines