Clear, bright, medium salmon. Medium-low intensity aromas of rose, gooseberries, cranberry, and pungent herbs. Dry on the palate, medium body, medium-high acidity, medium alcohol, medium-long finish. Flavors of cranberry, pomegranate, citrus, tart apple, and red raspberries. Recommended. (86-87) RR

WHO: J.K. Carriere Wines
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE: Willamette Valley, Oregon
WHEN: 2011
HOW MUCH: $20 (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.