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Oregon Wine Merchants USD 42.95 750ml

Brittan Vineyards Pinot Noir Mcminnville Basalt Block 2008

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There are 800 cases of the medium ruby red 2009 Pinot Noir Basalt Block. It went through malolactic fermentation in barrel followed by 9 months of aging in 28% new French oak. Intense spice notes (especially allspice), violets, black cherry, and black raspberry aromas inform the nose of an impeccably balanced, elegant, firm, lengthy Pinot with a vibrant acid backbone. The tension in this wine makes it atypical (but superior) to the easy-going personalities of the vast majority of 2009 Pinots. 92 pointsRobert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/08/2011

A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2008 Brittan Pinot Noir Basalt Block 750ml



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There are 800 cases of the medium ruby red 2009 Pinot Noir Basalt Block. It went through malolactic fermentation in barrel followed by 9 months of aging in 28% new French oak. Intense spice notes (especially allspice), violets, black cherry, and black raspberry aromas inform the nose of an impeccably balanced, elegant, firm, lengthy Pinot with a vibrant acid backbone. The tension in this wine makes it atypical (but superior) to the easy-going personalities of the vast majority of 2009 Pinots. 92 pointsRobert Parker's Wine Advocate

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