2012 J.K. Carriere Provocateur Williamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.60, 1,957 cases, $26. A blend of six vineyards. Small-lot wild yeast fermentations, aged 17 months in 12% new, 8% one-year, 7% twoyear, and 73% older French oak barrels. Racked and bottled unfined in February 2014. · A wine that strives to please with lovely aromas of cherries, rose petal and spice that are echoed on the palate that is mid weight and silky. A touch of oak adds a compliment and the finish is bright and filled with cherry goodness. Score: 91. Reviewed July 4, 2014

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