Brittan Vineyards Gestalt Block Pinot Noir Willamett Valley Brittan Vineyards Willamette Valley 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

"Pure evocation of fresh black raspberry – tartly and seedily palate-staining – mingles with mint; coriander; nutmeg; bittersweet floral perfume; and smoky black tea and Latakia tobacco, in a Brittan 2009 Pinot Noir Gestalt Block whose dynamically interactive complexity and alliance of power with buoyancy, not to mention of viscosity with vivacious juiciness, is utterly uncanny, culminating in a finish that shifts one’s palate with the vibratory force of a freshly-liberated tectonic plate. Let’s compare notes in the future, but I seriously doubt that the ones I write a dozen years from now will be less-filled with superlatives and awe...95" WA 8/12 "Bright ruby-red. A fragrant, complex bouquet evokes cherry-cola, dark berries, anise and Asian spices. Supple and gently sweet on entry, then firmer in the middle, offering sweet dark fruit flavors and a strong spicecake quality. Finishes bright and long, with lingering spiciness and a touch of bitter cherry. Boasts very good energy for a wine from a ripe vintage...90" IWC 07/12

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External Reviews for Brittan Vineyards Gestalt Block Pinot Noir Willamett Valley Brittan Vineyards Willamette Valley

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/20/2012

Bright ruby-red. A fragrant, complex bouquet evokes cherry-cola, dark berries, anise and Asian spices. Supple and gently sweet on entry, then firmer in the middle, offering sweet dark fruit flavors and a strong spicecake quality. Finishes bright a... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2009 Brittan Pinot Noir Gestalt Block 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/09/2012

A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2009 Brittan Pinot Noir Gestalt Block 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/11/2012

The same can be said for the 2009 Pinot Noir Gestalt Block. It is more expressive aromatically with hints of red licorice, tobacco leaf, spice box, black cherry, and black raspberry. Intense, concentrated, and vibrant on the palate, this elegant, sua... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2009 Brittan Pinot Noir Gestalt Block 750ml



"Pure evocation of fresh black raspberry – tartly and seedily palate-staining – mingles with mint; coriander; nutmeg; bittersweet floral perfume; and smoky black tea and Latakia tobacco, in a Brittan 2009 Pinot Noir Gestalt Block whose dynamically interactive complexity and alliance of power with buoyancy, not to mention of viscosity with vivacious juiciness, is utterly uncanny, culminating in a finish that shifts one’s palate with the vibratory force of a freshly-liberated tectonic plate. Let’s compare notes in the future, but I seriously doubt that the ones I write a dozen years from now will be less-filled with superlatives and awe...95" WA 8/12 "Bright ruby-red. A fragrant, complex bouquet evokes cherry-cola, dark berries, anise and Asian spices. Supple and gently sweet on entry, then firmer in the middle, offering sweet dark fruit flavors and a strong spicecake quality. Finishes bright and long, with lingering spiciness and a touch of bitter cherry. Boasts very good energy for a wine from a ripe vintage...90" IWC 07/12

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