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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Rose & Arrow

Region:

Oregon

Appellation:

Eola-Amity Hills

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Gathered Stones, Hopewell Hills, Pinot Noir, 2016

Tasting Note:

Again a touch of reduction then this mouth-watering mineral tang, stones and very small bright dark berry fruit. There’s a handsome complex minerality, wonderful layers of fruit that are both strong and delicate, sappy and sweet with briar, blackberry and Morello cherry. Great pixilation of flavours, lovely polish but also energy and rocks aplenty here…a vineyard composed of fractured basalt, with very little top soil, weathered over time to the size of small flat melons. A wine of energy and very fine stony structure.

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