May 2018 Pinot Noir Club Shipment

L'Oliveto Pinot Noir 2018

L'Oliveto Pinot Noir 2018

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California

$28.75 / each

Description:

This delicate, high-toned Russian River Pinot Noir was made by Brack Mountain Wine Company and was fermented with wild yeasts. Sourced from Hurst Vineyard in the Sebastopol Hills and Cousins Vineyard in central Russian River Valley, this is bright and uplifting, displaying lots of tangy rhubarb, sour cherry, and wild mushroom notes. This wine spent 11 months in 30% new French oak.

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Ayres Gamay Noir 2018

Ayres Gamay Noir 2018

Chehalem Mountains, Willamette Valley, Oregon

$28.75 / each

Description:

This clove and star-anise scented wine is made of 100% Gamay Noir and hails from the Chehalem Mountains AVA in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Gamay is experiencing quite the revolution in Oregon, rivaling top Cru Beaujolais wines from France, the spiritual home of the Gamay grape. Extremely complex and light on its feet, this is just delicious, showing brooding black raspberry fruit and more exotic spice notes on the palate.

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