2011 Youngberg Hill Cuvée Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

12.2% alc., pH 3.6, 218 cases, $30, screwcap. Sedimentary and volcanic soils. Estate Pommard, Wädenswil and 777 clones. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of cherry, cranberry, spice and balsam lead to a lighter weight wine with bright flavors of red cherry and cranberry accented with a hint of herbs. The tannins are supple and the finish is cherry-driven. Score: 89. Reviewed June 21, 2014

Winery: Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn
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