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Sokol Blosser - Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2018 Sokol Blosser - Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2018

Sokol Blosser - Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2018

A potpourri of flavors and spices from Oregon.

Single Bottle:

$76.00
In stock

Type:Red

Varietal:Pinot Noir

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%

Region:Oregon

Country:Usa

Tasting Notes

In the untouched Willamette Valley of Oregon, Susan Sokol and Bill Blosser planted the seeds of a legacy in the Dundee Hills. From humble beginnings, they nurtured Sokol Blosser into a beacon of sustainable winemaking, capturing the essence of the region. Sokol Blosser's 2018 Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Noir is a sensory delight. Immerse yourself in its deep aromas of mushroom, truffle, and forest undergrowth, accentuated by vibrant notes of black cherry, cranberry, and a whisper of clove. The palate mirrors this richness, adding a sprinkle of black pepper, beautifully balanced tannins, and a finishing acidity.

Technical Info

Brand:Sokol Blosser

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:Oregon Department of Agriculture - AG-C0000631OC

Country of Origin:Usa

Serving Temperature:15-17°C

Bottle Produced:29000

Drink By:2027

Wine Ageing:16 months in 100% French oak barrels with 20% new oak. 35% used oak, and 45% neutral oak.

Winemaking Style:Innovative

Winemaking:Hand sorted grapes to remove any flawed bunches and de-stemmed directly into 3-ton stainless steel and 2.5 ton wooden upright fermenters. After 7 days of cold soaking, fermentation took place over 13-15 days using ambient yeast, and cap management was punchdowns.

Food Pairing:Beef bourguignon, Roast duck with orange glaze, Grilled portobello mushrooms, Bacon-wrapped scallops, Grilled tuna steak, Five-spice duck, Mushroom hot pot, Unagi don, Peking duck.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

93

James Suckling

Redcurrants, dried herbs, sweet spices and tobacco on the nose. It’s medium-to full-bodied with creamy tannins and lively acidity. Round, with a velvety texture. Complex and balanced, with a long, savory finish. From organically grown grapes.

90

Wine Spectator

Well-framed and lively, with appealing raspberry, green tea and forest floor accents that finish with medium-grained tannins. Drink now through 2028

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

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Fruity

Savoury

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Sokol Blosser

In 1971, Susan Sokol and Bill Blosser bravely established their first vines in the Dundee Hills AVA of the Willamette Valley. They were visionaries in a region not yet known for wine. Today, with Oregon hosting over 900 wineries and 37,000 acres of vineyards, its wines are celebrated worldwide. Sokol Blosser, as a family-owned legacy, has been instrumental in shaping this thriving wine industry. Their wines, crafted sustainably, capture the unique flavors of their hillside vineyards, reflecting the family's values and the land's essence. It's an invitation to experience the spirit of Sokol Blosser through each bottle.

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