On the nose, there is deep cherry and earth. On the palate, there is excellent
weight and balance, with good structure, and substantial depth of fruit. It is a
wine that offers immediate pleasure, either on its own, or better yet, in the
company of a delicious meal. And though a good choice now and for any
night of the week, this Cloudline is a classic Oregon Pinot Noir and can be
enjoyed for several years to come.
Bright red. Smoky red berries and cherry on the nose, with a hint of anise that gains strength with air. Light in body but chewy in texture, offering bitter cherry and redcurrant flavors framed by dusty tannins. Nicely focused but a bit ungiving today. Some air helped this to flesh out and gain sweetness. Veronique Drouhin consults to this project.
Cloudline Cellars represents a first for Dreyfus, Ashby--our own wine. Given our love for Pinot Noir and our long history developing Domaine Drouhin Oregon and other fine wines, it's probably not surprising that we would choose Oregon's Willamette Valley as the home for this exciting project.
Our goal is very specific: to create teh best, most delicious and consistent value in Oregon Pinot Noir today. We are fortunate to have access to top sources, growers and... View More