Red Wine, Vintage 2009
Nicholas Vineyard, Chehalem Mountains
VinTank Wine ID
840-0283-009682-01-2009-0-0001 (permalink, short)
100% Pinot Noir
Bottle 750mL (750mL)
VinTank Product ID: 840-0283-009682-01-2009-0-0001-03-4
GTIN/UPC/EAN: 00855532001090 Suggested Retail Price: US $32.00
PinotFile - Good!
Review 1/1/12: Good! Rusty Gaffney, PinotFile Light reddish-purple color in the glass. The nose has mostly oak-driven aromas initially, but becomes more fruity over time in the glass offering scents of red raspberries and red cherries. The wine has a light weight core of juicy cherry and blueberry fruit with an underpinning ... Read more
San Francisco Chronicle - Topp 100 wines
Review 12/1/11: Top 100 Wines 2011: San Francisco Chronicle (second consecutive year) Top Three 2009 Oregon Pinot Noirs: San Francisco Chronicle Sheila and Nick Nicholas faithfully maintain the Oregon vision of small-scale charm with their estate near Newberg. This bottling, from all five estate blocks, offers a classic profile aged in mostly ...
Appellation: Chehalem Mountains, Oregon
Barrels: 16% New French Oak
Clones: 37% Dijon clone 667
18% Dijon clone 115
13% Dijon clone 114
15% Dijon clone 777
Cases produced: 627
Bottled in recycled Ecoglass: 25% less weight than our previous glass. US made.
Our flagship wine represents the entire vineyard with all five mature blocks of Pinot Noir included in the final blend.
Plum, raspberries and dusty rose petals on the nose blend with pomegranate, tea and toasty spices on the palate. All framed by the vineyard’s signature minerality, silky texture and rich yet soft tannins. less