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Vineyard: Benchlands

AppellationUmpqua Valley
VarietiesPinot Noir

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2005 Brandborg Vineyard & Winery Benchlands Umpqua Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., 2,961 cases, $22, screw cap. This blend is sourced from several Umpqua Valley vineyards. All of Brandborg’s Pinots are made the same way: small lots fermented separately with hand punch downs, gently pressed and barreled “dirty” to 100% French oak, 33% new. This is the winery’s value bottling. · Attractive wild berries in the nose. Plenty of likeable berry flavors, especially strawberry, with a little spice and an earthy, mineral bent. Light on its feet and easy to drink. Reviewed January 30, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »