Silvan Ridge Winery 2011 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $24

By on November 23, 2014

silvan-ridge-pinot-noir-bottleThis Eugene-area winery celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2014, and here’s its everyday Pinot Noir that’s loaded with food-friendly acidity. The nose opens with freshly cut cedar   in front of black cherry, plum, Western serviceberry and bittersweet chocolate notes. High-toned red fruit reminiscent of Bing cherry, red currant and pomegranate are met by modest tannins.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,125 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

Winery website

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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