Brandborg Vineyard & Winery 2014 Ferris Wheel Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir, Elkton Oregon, $38

By on June 21, 2018

Terry Brandborg and Brandborg Vineyard and Winery are among Oregon’s best-kept secrets, but this wine from the 2014 vintage may end that. Using grapes from the estate Ferris Wheel Vineyard near Elkton, he crafted an elegant wine with aromas of forest floor, cherries and a bare hint of spice, then flavors of red cherry and red currant, enchanting minerality and well-mannered tannins. This won a gold medal and best of class sixth annual Cascadia International Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 360 cases

Alcohol: 13.1%

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