Holloran Pinot Noir Le Pavillon Vyd Dundee Hills

Country: 
USA
Region: 
Oregon
Item code: 
OHR080
Vintage: 
2014
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Dundee Hills
Wine type: 
Red
Biodynamic: 
Certified
Holloran
Varietals: 
Pinot Noir
Holloran Pavillon Vineyard-Dundee Hills AVA Holloran's oldest site, planted between 1972 & 1974. Located in the Red Hills of Dundee, Le Pavillon has volcanic soils (Jory) planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, & Riesling, all own-rooted, on 9’ rows. AVA: Dundee Hills, elevation 580' to 680', primarily south facing.
Elevation of 580' to 680', primarily south facing.
Jory (volcanic, silty clay loam, 5’ to fractured bedrock)
Biodynamically farmed
100% destemmed, small fermenters, hand punch down, mix of indigenous and cultured yeasts
18 months in 100% french oak barrels (medium toast), 20% new
90
This is also aromatically restrained while reluctantly offering up notes of red cherry, currant, underbrush and briar. Once again there is a sleek mouthfeel to the medium weight flavors that possess a lovely sense of vibrancy, all wrapped in a delicious and lingering finish that possesses the best balance thus far. Yes, there is a hint of asperity but in this case it seems much more likely that it will be capable of aging out successfully.
Field Publication Computed: 
Burghound
Field Rating Computed: 
90\nThis is also aromatically restrained while reluctantly offering up notes of red cherry, currant, underbrush and briar. Once again there is a sleek mouthfeel to the medium weight flavors that possess a lovely sense of vibrancy, all wrapped in a delicious and lingering finish that possesses the best balance thus far. Yes, there is a hint of asperity but in this case it seems much more likely that it will be capable of aging out successfully.\n