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Left Coast Cellars

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Reviewed Wines

2014 Left Coast Cellars Willamette Valley Rosé of Pinot Noir

$18. A saignée of Pinot Noir, aged in neutral French oak barrels and stainless steel. · Moderate pink color in the glass. Fresh strawberry, cranberry and cherry flavors, fueled by bracing acidity, and finishing dry and tight. Score: 88-89. Reviewed April 4, 2015 ARTICLE »

2014 Left Coast Cellars Willamette Valley White Pinot Noir

$20. A brand new release for this hugely popular white wine. Stock up for summer. Vinfiied in stainless steel from free run juice of Pommard and Wädenswil Pinot Noir grapes. · Refreshing aromas of white stone fruits, honeyed pears and floral bouquet lead to bright, crisp and refreshing flavors that echo the nose. Score: 90-91. Reviewed April 4, 2015 ARTICLE »

2012 Left Coast Cellars Willamette Valley Rosé of Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., 275 cases, $18. Dijon 667 and 777 clones. A saigneé of 100% Pinot Noir. Aged 5 months in 509% neutral French oak barrels and 50% in stainless steel. · Thoroughly pleasing aromas and flavors of red cherries and strawberries with a citrus underbelly. Fresh, bright unplugged Pinot Noir fruit. Drinks like a white wine so benefits from chilling. Very good. Reviewed April 13, 2013 ARTICLE »

2012 Left Coast Cellars Willamette Valley Rosé of Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., 275 cases, $18, screwcap. Dijon 777 and 667. A saignée of 100% Pinot Noir. 50% aged in neutral French for 5 months and 50% aged in stainless steel for 5 months. · Moderate deep pink hue in the glass. This a more substantial rosé with more color, body and fruit concentration seen in most rosés. I like it for its juicy strawberry, cherry and watermelon aromas and flavors. Pair this with pork tenderloin or Honey Baked Ham. Very good. Reviewed May 5, 2013 ARTICLE »

2012 Left Coast Cellars White Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 200 cases, $20, screwcap. Made from freerun juice of Pommard and Wädenswil Pinot Noir grapes. Aged 5 months in stainless steel. · A multitude of aromas and flavors including pear, tropical fruits, and white peach. Brisk, juicy, fruity and refreshing. Delightful slightly chilled as an aperitif. Very good. Reviewed May 5, 2013 ARTICLE »

2012 Left Coast Cellars Willamette Valley White Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 200 cases, $20. Aged 5 months in 100% stainless steel. Free-run white juice from Pommard and Wädenswil Pinot Noir grapes. · Aromatic lust featuring bright scents of peaches, pear, mango and honey. Crisp, vivacious and thoroughly pleasing. The best white Pinot Noir I tasted at the event. Exceptional. Reviewed April 13, 2013 ARTICLE »

2012 Left Coast Cellars Suzanne’s Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 850 btls, $45. Aged 22 months in French oak barrels, 75% new. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. The nose offers a pleasing combination of cherry, strawberry, herbs, and wood spice aromas. Very soft and supple in the mouth with a delicious mid weight core of black cherry and black raspberry fruits supported by a lively acid spine. The large amount of new oak is beautifully integrated. Very refreshing and uplifting. Score: 92-94. Reviewed April 4, 2015 ARTICLE »

2009 Left Coast Cellars

14.0% alc., 254 cases, $35. Dijon 114, 115, 667 and 777. Aged 18 months in 70% new French oak barrels. · A solid offering with plenty of appealing cherry and spice, balanced nicely with ripe tannins and a bright acid spine. Good. Reviewed April 13, 2013 ARTICLE »

2008 Left Coast Cellars Right Bank Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 273 cases, $35. 100% Pommard clone. Aged 22 months in 30% new French oak barrels. · Very expressive wine with dark red fruit aromas and flavors, middleweight size, nicely composed with fine-grain tannins and a generous finish. Very good. Reviewed April 13, 2013 ARTICLE »