Vineyard: Coats and Whitney

OwnersJack Coats, Norma Coats
AppellationYamhill-Carlton District
StoryPommard & 2A, dry-farmed, 7.5 acres, planted 2003 in Yamhill-Carlton District.
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2014 Big Table Farm Yamhill-Carlton AVA Oregon Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., 228 cases, $48. Label shows Barn of Yamhill County drawn by Clare. Addition of Kalita Vineyard combined with Coats and Whitney vineyards. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas and flavors of blackberry and black cherry, showing inviting intensity and purpose that carries over to the exuberant finish. Seamless, with supportive tannins and an earthy thread in the background. Score: 92. Reviewed October 19, 2016 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2008 CAW Yamhill-Carlton District Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.4% alc., 329 cases, $36. Coats and Whitney Vineyard is a sustainably farmed, 10-acre site midway between the townships of Carlton and Yamhill that was established in 2004. There are 7.5 acres planted to Pinot Noir (75% Pommard and 25% Wädenswil). Soils are quick draining Willakenzie. Second vintage of this wine. 100% de-stemmed, 5 day cold soak, aged in 25% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple robe in the glass. Welcoming aromas of black cherries, strawberry jam, violets and sweet oak. Medium-bodied flavors of nicely spiced cherries, raspberries and plums with a floral note persisting on the finish. Very smooth and charming in the mouth with well proportioned tannins and overall impeccable balance. Very good. Reviewed November 2, 2011 WINERY » ARTICLE »