2014 “Thea’s Selection” Pinot Noir

Lemelson - Theas PN - LabelLEMELSON VINEYARDS 2014 “Thea’s Selection” Pinot Noir

Willamette Valley, Oregon

VINEYARD
This wine includes Pinot Noir clones Pommard, Wadenswil, and Dijon 114, 115, 667, 777, 828. Sourced exclusively from estate, Oregon Tilth certified organic vineyards – Briscoe, Johnson, Rocky Noel, and Stermer Vineyards with Willakenzie sedimentary soil in the Yamhill Carlton AVA; Wascher Vineyard with Willakenzie soil and Meyer Vineyard with Jory and Nekia volcanic soils in the Dundee Hills AVA; and Chestunt Hill Vineyard with Jory soil in the Chehalem Mountain AVA. The vines were kept to a yield of only 2.2 tons per acre.

CELLAR
The fruit was mostly destemmed with a high proportion of whole berries. Aged 14 months in French oak barrels, 35% new.

ACCOLADES
92 points – Wine Spectator
#68 on Wine Spectator’s “Top 100 Wines of 2016″

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October 27, 2014