2012 Luminous Hill LUX Estate Grown Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.1% alc., pH 3.64, TA 0.63, 147 cases, $42. Select lots of Pommard (two-thirds) and 777 (one-third). 33% whole cluster fermented. Medium reddish purple hue in the glass. · Aromas of fresh Bing cherry, dried rose and peppery spice. Mid weight flavors of black raspberry, black cherry and baking spice with a hint of dark chocolate. Slightly earthy, with a healthy tannic backbone and bright citric acidity. More structured than the regular Luminous Hills bottling, with a somewhat longer and more generous finish. Score: 93. Reviewed June 26, 2014

Winery: Luminous Hills
From article: Seven of Hearts/Luminous Hills