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Kramer Vineyards Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton Barrel Select 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

The fruit was destemmed into 1-ton fermenters, with a 5-7 day cold soak. The must was inoculated with several strains of commercial yeast. To concentrate the flavors in the Pinot Noirs, we removed a portion of the liquid from the fermenters and made some rose. The must was pressed when dry, and allowed to settle overnight then racked to barrels for aging. A panel of winemakers and staff selected the barrels for the blend in June, 2008. The wine was blended, then racked back to barrel for several months of additional aging.

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Kramer Vineyards:
Located 30 miles west of Portland in the northern part of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, our wines are made from grapes grown sustainably in our estate vineyard. Our goal is to produce wines that are true expressions of varietal, vineyard, and vintage. We believe this is achieved through a combination of sustainable viticulture practices and a winemaking philosophy that is driven by the flavor... Read more
Located 30 miles west of Portland in the northern part of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, our wines are made from grapes grown sustainably in our estate vineyard. Our goal is to produce wines that are true expressions of varietal, vineyard, and vintage. We believe this is achieved through a combination of sustainable viticulture practices and a winemaking philosophy that is driven by the flavor profile and composition of the fruit at harvest. We produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Müller-Thurgau, Carmine, sparkling, rosé, and dessert wines. Our tasting room is welcoming and includes a deck and patio very popular for tasting.  We have a menu to pair with the wines. Read less

Tasting Notes:

This youthful wine is a clear medium-garnet red hue. Initially, the earthy, smoky, sappy aromas give way to tart cherries, cassis, rhubarb, cranberries, and violets. In the mouth, the wine is medium-light in body, with a low level of dry tannins. Flavors include strawberries, cherries, raspberry, oak, and truffle, with allspice notes on a long finish.

The fruit was destemmed into 1-ton fermenters, with a 5-7 day cold soak. The must was inoculated with several strains of commercial yeast. To concentrate the flavors in the Pinot Noirs, we removed a portion of the liquid from the fermenters and made some rose. The must was pressed when dry, and allowed to settle overnight then racked to barrels for aging. A panel of winemakers and staff selected the barrels for the blend in June, 2008. The wine was blended, then racked back to barrel for several months of additional aging.

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150 cases produced.

Closure: Cork

Aged 11 months in French Oak.

Notes: 40% new oak barrels

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 12.8% pH: 3.67
Total Acidity: 0.54 grams per liter

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