SIDURI_WILLAMETTE
2014

SIDURI PINOT NOIR WILLAMETTE VALLEY 2014

The 2014 Siduri Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is the first vintage that includes fruit from the Yamhill-Carlton and Eola-Amity AVAs in addition to the “normal” fruit from the Chehalem Mountains Appellation. The fruit from these areas produces darker fruited, more concentrated wines with more backbone and tannins than what we get from the Chehalem Mountains. The wines from the Laurelwood soil in the Chehalem Mountains tend to be red fruited, more perfumed, and possess a greater sense of delicacy. The combination of these sources has made the most complete and complex Willamette Valley Pinot Noir that Siduri has ever produced. It is a wine that shows the character of the full Willamette Valley, with darker berry and currant flavors, along with hints of cherry joined by earth, dried brush, and even tobacco flavors. The finish lingers on the slightly tannic, yet expressive finish. This backbone promises that the wine will only improve with time in the bottle.

28.75 750 ml

The 2014 Siduri Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is a blend of 7 different vineyards. The Chehalem Mountain fruit comes from the Arbre Vert, Hawks View, Muirfield, and Shaw Mountain Vineyards. In the Yamhill-Carlton AVA the vineyards used in this wine are the Gran Moraine Vineyard and the Gran Moraine Estate Vineyard. And in the Eola-Amity AVA we source from the Zena Crown Vineyard for this wine. Producing this wine was different than other wines in that it is a combination of wine we produced at Siduri in Santa Rosa along with wine made at the 12th and Maple winemaking facility in Dundee, Oregon. We tasted through various lots of the wine made in Oregon and selected those that best fit with our Chehalem Mountain wine, then blended them together in California and bottled in August of 2015.