Evening Land Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2011, Willamette Valley

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Oregon, Usa

$33.95 (333252)

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90 pts
5
October 26, 2013

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A pretty, elegant, high-toned red fruit flavoured pinot here from Evening Land, with elegant, supple but dusty...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Evening Land is an ambitious multi-regional, pinot-centric project by ex-Hollywood mogul (sort of) Mark Toluv with...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A classic Oregon pinot noir - brooding, leafy and earthy but not dirty with elegant dried wild herbs. Very...

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Community Reviews (2)

Mike de Maria
Mike de Maria

Raspberry dominated red fruits but playing second fiddle to lots of savoury notes with pencil shavings and dried herbs. Measured oak, fresh acidity. Nice wine.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

This is quite savoury and complex, with strong initial earthiness on the nose joined by cherry, raspberry, raspberry leaf, olive brine, mushroom, and black pepper, and there are nice berry replays on the palate, with spiciness building through the finish, even if there's a confected cherry-berry note that reduces the overall appeal. It's fresh and lively, with well-integrated elements supported by a solid structure... until it goes over a cliff with time in the open, a distinct woodsy note emerging, the fruit disappearing, and bitterness taking over. Ultimately disappointing and overpriced.

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