LEMELSON VINEYARDS 2015 “Thea’s Selection” Pinot Noir
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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 produce a yield of only 2.3 tons per acre.
The fruit was mostly destemmed with a high proportion of whole berries. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 30% new.
93 points – James Suckling
91 points – Wine Spectator
90 points – Antonio Galloni’s Vinous Media
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