2016 Pinot Noir Futures Tasting
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2016 Pinot Noir Futures Tasting

2016 Pinot Noir Futures Tasting

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Winter's Hill Estate Vineyard & Winery

6451 Northeast Hilltop Lane

Dayton, OR 97114

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You are invited to sit down with our winemaker, Russell Gladhart, to sample through several barrels of our 2016 vintage Pinot noir. The wines you will be tasting will be offered as Futures at a 30% discount purchased by the case only.

  • Retail price: $588
  • Futures price: $410

Each seating will consist of 15 people. Reservations can be made below. $15 tasting fee. Complimentary for Wine Club Members.

Seating times: 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

Accolades from past Single Block Series wine

  • Portland Monthly Oregon's 50 Best Wines: 2012, 2013
  • 94 points Wine & Spirits
  • 93 points Wine & Spirits, Vinous, Pinot File
  • 92 points Vinous, Pinot File
  • 91 points Wine Enthusiast, Pinot File

“Oregon has never had three consecutive vintages like this,” said Dick Shea of Shea Vineyards. “There were bigger berries in 2014, and they really ripened up. This encouraged the blue component in the color and flavor. The grapes were smaller in 2015 and there was more heat at harvest, which made for more black fruit flavors. The 2016s also had small berries, and we thought it would be identical to 2015. In the fermentations, the wines showed more aromatic lift and less tannins. They’re more elegant.” -Wine Harvest Report 2016, Harvey Steinman, Wine Spectator, October 2016.

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