aging profile

30% New French Oak
70% Neutral French Oak
11 months in barrel

Production

316 Cases

release date

Spring 2016

Appellation

Willamette Valley

 

 2014

Pinot Noir

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vintage

2015

WINEMAKER'S NOTES

From a stellar, warm vintage in the Willamette Valley, our second release of Toil Oregon Pinot Noir combines 3 clones of Ribbon Ridge Pinot Noir: Pommard, Wadensvil, and 115. The wine has an explosive nose of pomegranate, ripe red cherry, bramble fruit and mixed flowers. Beautifully dark for Pinot Noir, on the palate it expresses a true essence of Pinot with loads of pure but restrained fruit and silky soft tannins. Earthiness derived from the Wadensvil and some whole cluster fermentation is delicately wrapped around a beautiful core of refreshing acidity that brings wonderful focus.

CHRIS FIGGINS

President & Winemaking Director

Figgins Family Wine Estates

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