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Alexana Terroir Series Pinot Noir
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Alexana Terroir Series Pinot Noir 2017

Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United StatesThough named Terroir Series, this is a Willamette-wide blend, of various soils and clones. A selection of barrels from the younger blocks of the Revana vineyard in Dundee Hills, along with vineyards in Yamhill-Carlton, Eola-Amity, Chehalem Mountains, and McMinnville. Each lot is separately native fermented before aging 11 months in French oak (23% new). Deep cherry, plum, forest floor flood the plump palate, with plush tannins supporting the stylish fruit. Well suited to roast duck or winter squash.Tasted: 14 September 2020Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 39.95 consignment Producer: Alexana WineryDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Grape: Pinot Noir