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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Rose & Arrow

Region:

Oregon

Appellation:

Yamhill Carlton

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Yamhill Close, Yamhill Carlton AVA, Pinot Noir, 2017

6x75cl £450.00

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Tasting Note:

A 196 case cuvee that comes from the east facing Stardance vineyard, whose geology is composed of fine sheets of stony basalt interspersed with iron rich clay, a soil whose horizontal layering allows for good penetration of the roots and excellent mineral uptake. Smoke and dark iron inflected fruit flood the senses intermingling with a note of toasty reduction that blows off quickly, recognisably Liger-Belair in style, with fine grained, supple dark saline fruit and clear wild strawberries in the background. Precision minerality dominates the finish.

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