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Animale 2014 Pinot Noir Label Tonnelier Vineyard Photo

2014 Pinot Noir

AVA: Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon (Willamette Valley)

Vineyard and Blend: 100% Pinot Noir grown at the Tonnelier Vineyard, by Mike and Julie Slater, Yamhill, OR

Harvest Date: 10/10/2014

Brix at Harvest: 27.2

Aging: Older French oak, 10 months

Alcohol: 15.4%

Production: 34 cases

Tasting Notes:

Medium ruby color; assertive aromatics of rose petals, ripe raspberries, cherry pastry, with hints of dried herbs and leather; on the palate, full bodied, with flavors of ripe red berry jam, and hints of citrus, caramel, and cola; on the finish, lingering fruit balances this ripe, fruity-style Pinot Noir.

Reviewed:

  • Wines Northwest (Chuck Hill), June 6, 2018 - A Featured Wine of the Week
  • Wine Enthusiast (Paul Gregutt), October 2017, Recommended Wine, Rating: 88 Points

Label Design by: Curt Collinsworth, San Francisco, CA

Status: SOLD OUT at the winery, but available from highly select western Washington retailers. Contact ANIMALE for advice on where to obtain this wine.

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