Bachelder Pinot Noir 2011, Willamette Valley

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Oregon, Usa

$34.95 (333278)

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90 pts
5
September 28, 2013

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A terminally sensual nose on this Oregonian pinot noir from winemaker Thomas Bachelder of high repute. Aromas of pine...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A bright and cherry fruit-driven example at present from Bachelder and his band of gypsy winemakers (he produces wine...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very pretty, restrained and cool pinot with bright ruby colour and a lifted nose of florals, red plum,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

On a night like this Bachelder's recently gravelly Oregon Pinot '11 seems to have shed its tough outer layer. Signals...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Medium light ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.

A quality Pinot that threads between new & old world

Positives: This wine features pine, cherry, strawberry, beets, pomegranate and forest dew. Medium minus body with light tannins, good acidity & a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now on or in the next 3-5 years on its own or pair it with Ahi Tuna.

Tasted: 20 March 2014

Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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