2013 Youngberg Hill Jordan Block McMinnville Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., pH 3.10, TA 0.69, 265 cases, $50, screwcap. The 4-acre Jordan block is located on a steep slope at about 800 feet elevation. 60% Pommard and 40% W├Ądenswil clones planted in 1989. Harvest Brix 20.9┬║. Aged 13 months in French oak barrels, 35% new. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. A discreetly bold offering featuring aromas and flavors of black cherry and black raspberry infused with oak seasoning. Intensely fruity on the mid palate and finish. The chunky tannins are daunting at this time because the high acidity in this wine accentuates the astringency. Score: 87. Reviewed August 29, 2016

Winery: Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn
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