VOLUME 11, ISSUE 50
August 27, 2019
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
The Prince Departs

2015 Fullerton Fir Crest Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.54, 400 cases, $55. Marine sedimentary Willakenzie series soils. 30+year-old Pommard and Dijon 115 clones. Harvest Brix 23.4ยบ-24.4. 30% whole cluster. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 40% new, 45% second fill and 15% third fill. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Nicely perfumed with aromas of cherry, sandalwood, baking spice and a hint of smoke. Light to mid weight in extraction, with straightforward dark red cherry flavor. A little smoky oak plies the background. The modest tannins are well integrated and there is some length on the finish. Score: 89. Reviewed February 2, 2019

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