Palate Press Wine of the Week: 2009 Winderlea Legacy Estate Pinot Noir
Clear, medium-light intensity, ruby. Clean aromas of earth, moss, leaves, dirt, anise, baking spice, fennel, savory herbs, dark fruit, cherry, blackberry. Dry, medium-full body, medium tannin, medium-low acidity, fleshy, round, medium-long finish, round, lush dark fruit, smoke, brown sugar. Recommended, but hold for another year.
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE: Dundee Hills AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon
HOW MUCH: $75