Willakenzie Estate Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Estate Cuvée 2008
The aromatics of mostly red fruits persist with sweet, ripe cherries, cranberries, pomegranates and red raspberries, and finish with a hint of orange peel, marzipan and almond paste. The wine opens up with nice, bright acidity, which leads into a juicy, lighter body with exquisite balance and structure. Flavors of red fruit mimic the nose, but with tones of sour pie cherry, cranberry and a hint of blood oranges and green herbs. The subtle tannin stretches out to a nice, dry finish with a suggestion of cinnamon stick. The wine will benefit from 1 to 2 years in the cellar and age well for 7 to 10 years from its release date. Pair with fish, poultry, pork or lamb – this wine is very versatile with food. We recommend that you open the wine an hour before serving.
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A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2008 Willakenzie Estate Pinot Noir Pierre Leon 750ml
Firm, with flavors of black cherry and floral notes packing in nicely and an odd hint of horseradish livening up the finish and making it more interesting. Best after 2007.
Firm in texture, with juicy red berry and red cherry flavors cutting through the veil of tannins, picking up cinnamon and clove nuances as the finish lingers. Best from 2012 through 2018.
The Willakenzie winery is named after the soil in which the vines are planted, and it is known for its Burgundian-style Pinot Noirs. Red and black fruit flavors, with bright acidity and hints of baking spices, are all in attendance here, and floral aromas waft from the glass. Overall, this is a delicious Oregon Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley.
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Bright ruby-red. High-pitched, floral-accented aromas of cherry and red berry compote, with complicating spice and earth nuances. Spicy and precise on entry, offering sweet red fruit flavors that gain weight and smokiness in the mid-palate. Tannins arrive late and add structure to the spicy, clinging finish. Come back to this in a few years.
This wine, named for owner Bernard Lacroutersquo;s father, has lots of juicy black fruit and rich black cherry flavor; the dark intensity of its fruit is typical of the new Yamhill-Carlton AVA, the product of its quick-to-drain, ancient sedimentary soils. This is big rather than subtle, and itrsquo;s delicious: Therersquo;s plenty of structure to back up all that ripe fruit. Deeply flavorful enough for braised lamb.
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