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2017 yamhill-carlton INCLINE pinot noir

Aromatically this wine shows notes of blueberry brioche, marionberry, candied iris, dandelion, crushed granite, and finishes with a distinct salinity. On the palate, it follows suit with loads of blue fruit extract coupled with a fresh spine of a mineral saline character. The tannins are formidable and raw which draws parallel to the comparatively feral profile of this terroir. This bolder style should slate the wine for a later drinking window or pairing with richer food and/or light decantation. The prime-drinking window for this wine should be 2021 through 2028+. 

sourcing | our Quartz Acorn Vineyard

AVA | Yamhill-Carlton

technicalities |  Alcohol: 13.4% - PH: 3.6- TA:  6.8g/L

price | $60

production | 211 cases