Angela Estate 2012 Abbott Claim Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, $60

By on December 23, 2015

angela-estate-abbott-claim-pinot-noir-nv-bottleOregon’s Yamhill-Carlton AVA, which is noted for its fine Pinot Noir, produced Angela Estate’s 2013, a wine that can only enhance the AVA’s reputation. Its aromatics offer rose petals, cherries and a subtle bit of spice. On the palate, its fruit includes more cherries, raspberry and a finishing bite of blueberry in its tannins, plus satisfying acidity to help it age well. This wine earned a double gold at the 2015 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 1,280 cases

Alcohol: 14%

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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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