Phelps Creek Cuvée Alexandrine Pinot Noir 2014

Pinot Noir

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  462895
$83.00
PP
96
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    Winemaker Alexandrine Roy selected the finest 15 barrels of wines made from estate fruit in 2014 for this wine. Harvest Brix 23.8º. Clones are Pommard, 115 and 777. Native yeast fermentation. Aged in French oak barrels, 25% new. Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. The nose is remarkably complex, offering scents of dark red and black cherry and berry, rose petal, aged leather, and turned earth. A noticeable contrast to the 'Beehive' bottling, with more structure, more savory and earthy facets, less flashy fruit, and slightly more oak contribution at this young age. A very sophisticated wine that is clearly built to age. The mid weight flavors of black raspberry and blackberry are set off by notes of spice and toast and emerge slowly in the glass over time. The finish is uncommonly generous as all great wines are. When tasted several hours later, the wine was more giving, indicating that it should be decanted if drunk now, but will benefit from more time in the cellar. Still evolving when tasted from an opened bottle two days later. Enjoy this one for its complexity and longevity. Score - 96. (William Gaffney, princeofpinot.com, Feb. 1, 2017)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date: April 4, 2019
    Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%
    Made In: Oregon, USA
    By: Phelps Creek Vineyards
    Sugar Content: 3 g/L
    Varietal: Pinot Noir

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date: April 4, 2019
    Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%
    Made In: Oregon, USA
    By: Phelps Creek Vineyards
    Sugar Content: 3 g/L
    Varietal: Pinot Noir