King Estate Pinot Noir Signature 2010
Deep garnet, bright ruby tint. Cherry, eucalyptus, raspberry, spice aromas. Pomegranate, vanilla, cherry, oak, lavender flavors. Soft rich entry, nice texture, good weight, long lively finish. One of the most well known bottlings of Pinot Noir in America. Organic pinot noir from our estate vineyard blended with grapes from sustainably farmed vineyards throughout Oregon, where grapes are grown to our strictly enforced standards.
King Estate is Oregon's leading winery. Home to the largest contiguous certified Organic vineyard in the world, King Estate is known world wide for producing Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio)
Somewhat translucent muddied garnet color in the glass. Opens with smoked strawberry, herbs and bing cherry, blueberry, lavender, and moss and mint. Silky mouthfull, with a long finish. Soft and balanced tannins and acidity. As it opens more in the glass, hints of milk chocolate, mint and more earth and sage. Seems like it still needs a few years, but quite good.
External Reviews for King Estate Pinot Noir Signature
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Sleek and sinewy, with vivid raspberry, strawberry and watermelon flavors that snake enticingly through the lithe, open structure. Finishes on a savory note. Drink now through 2016.
The 2010 Pinot Noir Signature Collection was tasted from a barrel sample. It displays a more expressive bouquet than the 2009, excellent depth and concentration, ripe red and black fruit flavors, and a medium-long finish. It reflects the excellence of the 2010 vintage. Give it 1–2 years of additional bottle age and drink it through 2020.
Food Pairings for King Estate Pinot Noir Signature
A P P E A R A N C E deep garnet, bright ruby tint A R O M A cherry, eucalyptus, raspberry, spice F L AVO R pomegranate, vanilla, cherry, oak, lavender M O U T H F E E L soft rich entry, nice texture, good weight, long lively finish
Dietary Information: Organic
25,000 cases produced.
Notes: Assmanhausen, D254, BM45 and RC212 yeasts. 100% Stainless steel fermentation in temperature controlled open top fermenters. Pumped over 2-3 times daily during the first third of fermentation, switching to punch downs during the final two thirds of fermentation. Pressed off skins at dryness. Malolactic fermentation in barrel, racked at completion of secondary fermentation and laid down for 8 months. 24% new french oak, 30% one year old barrels, 25% two year old barrels and 21% three years or older. Cooperage predominantly from François Frères, Dargaud & Jaegle, Radoux, Claude Gillet, Nadalié and Cadus with medium and medium plus toasted staves.
|Sugar: 0.40 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 0.57 grams per liter|