Gold Medal – SavorNW Wine Awards
Gold Medal – Cascadia Wine Competition
PinotFile Score: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast Score: 92 points


Knudsen Vineyards    Pinot Noir

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The Knudsen Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir is a beautiful, light-red ruby color, is medium bodied and exhibits energetic red fruit aromas with a subtle hint of wet stone. It’s wonderfully balanced acidity and robust mid-palate mouth feel lead toward an unusualy long finish. It superbly showcases the nuance, depth and complexity of the fruit from Knudsen Vineyards.
SavorNW Wine Awards – March, 2016
Cascadia Wine Competition – March, 2016

Wine Enthusiast Score: 92 points

PinotFile Score: 93 points
“This wine has one of those noses you want to go on sniffing, featuring cherry, cranberry relish, graham and sous-bois. The cherry flavor bursts on the palate, caresses the mouth, and persists on the finish. A touch of red strawberry and spice box adds interest.”

Vinous Media: 90 points
“Brilliant red. Aromas of redcurrant and dried cherry are complemented by allspice and cracked pepper. Juicy and tightly focused on the palate, with bitter cherry and allspice flavors unfurling slowly. A hint of pomegranate appears on the incisive, persistent finish, adding a refreshingly bitter edge”.

Vintage: 2013
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Appellation: Dundee Hills Willamette Valley
Harvest Date: September, 2013
Acid: 5.2 g/l
pH: 3.66
Aging: 15 months in barrel, 7 months in bottle
Bottling Date: February, 2014
Tannin: 20% new French oak
Alcohol %: 13.5
Production: 200 cases
Produced from vines planted in 2000 from Block 6 (French Dijon clone 777), in 2001 from Block 3 (also clone 777), and in 2008 from Block 8 (heritage Pommard clone). Elevation ranges from 660 – 780 ft.