Clear, bright, medium-light straw color. Clean nose with youthful medium intensity aromas of mango, banana, fresh fennel, peach pit, and ginger. Dry on the palate, medium body, with medium-high acidity but a round texture. Flavors of pineapple, sliced yellow apple, cooked pear, candied lemon rind, and pink apples. Pair with pineapple and bourbon glazed salmon. Recommended.

WHO: Ghost Hill Cellars
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE: Yamhill-Carlton, Willamette Valley, Oregon
WHEN: 2010
HOW MUCH: $25 (Media sample)

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Having grown up in the midwest, Ryan followed his passion for wine to Oregon's Willamette Valley. He holds the Advanced Certificate with Distinction from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. Ryan is the creator and author for Northwest Whites, a site dedicated entirely to the white wines of the Pacific Northwest. You can also learn more about Ryan on his personal website. Ryan lives in Portland, OR.

  • http://texacaliwinetrail.blogspot.com TexaCali Ali

    Sounds wonderful, I’m a fanatic about Pinot Blanc! Ghost Hill will be a new one for me soon. Cheers!

  • http://www.CarlGiavantiConsulting.com Carl Giavanti

    I just bought a case. Everyone is loving the aromatics. This is well made and sets the benchmark for un-oaked ‘Pinot Noir Blanc’ (not to be confused with Pinot Blanc)!

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