This Pinot Noir is deep garnet, with a bright ruby tint. Aromas of cherry, eucalyptus, raspberry and spice fill the glass. The palate exudes flavors of pomegranate, vanilla, cherry, oak and lavender, with a soft rich entry, nice texture, good weight and a long lively finish.
The 2010 Pinot Noir Signature Collection was tasted from a barrel sample. It displays a more expressive bouquet than the 2009, excellent depth and concentration, ripe red and black fruit flavors, and a medium-long finish. It reflects the excellence of the 2010 vintage. Give it 1-2 years of additional bottle age and drink it through 2020.
King Estate is a sustainably-farmed 1033-acre certified organic vineyard complex and state of the art winery situated atop the rolling slopes in the Coast Range foothills, near the southern end of Oregon's Willamette Valley. In addition to world-class vineyards, their estate is home to organic orchards, vegetable gardens, and a host of native wildlife; including cougar and black bear. King Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir are sourced primarily from estate-grown,... View More