Brick House 'Select' Pinot Noir 2015
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Wine Advocate 92
"Pale ruby-purple, the 2015 Pinot Noir Select opens with fragrant lavender, raspberry leaves and wild strawberry on the nose with suggestions of dusty earth and cinnamon stick. Light to medium-bodied, the palate is wonderfully elegant and intense, with tons of fragrance and energy framed by finely-grained tannins, finishing long with the earthiness coming through."

Vinous Media 92
"Vivid red. A lively, expressive nose displays scents of ripe red berries, candied rose and Asian spices. Silky, ... read more
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Item ID: #25702
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Advocate 92
"Pale ruby-purple, the 2015 Pinot Noir Select opens with fragrant lavender, raspberry leaves and wild strawberry on the nose with suggestions of dusty earth and cinnamon stick. Light to medium-bodied, the palate is wonderfully elegant and intense, with tons of fragrance and energy framed by finely-grained tannins, finishing long with the earthiness coming through."

Vinous Media 92
"Vivid red. A lively, expressive nose displays scents of ripe red berries, candied rose and Asian spices. Silky, sweet and focused on the palate, offering vibrant black raspberry and cherry cola flavors, along with a hint of spicecake. In a seamless, graceful style, showing impressive lift and smooth, rounded tannins on the long, floral-tinged finish. -- Josh Raynolds"

TASTING NOTES
The most easy-going and approachable of all their Pinot Noirs, the “Select” is a moderately priced, estate grown wine and a worthy accompaniment to a casual meal of salmon, lamb or wild game.

THE WINE
When Mother Nature offers a bountiful year, theyroutinely bottle this entry level Pinot Noir. As the name implies, the “Select” is a selection of barrels representing all the vineyard blocks on the farm at the discretion of the winemaker.

THE WINERY
Doug Tunnell, owner and winemaker of Brick House Vineyards, spent seventeen years as a foreign correspondent for CBS television news before returning to his native Oregon to become one of the state’s preeminent winemakers. In 1990, he bought 40 acres on the Chehalem Ridge. Today, 30 acres are currently under vines, and the winery is a 100% estate producer, growing all of their own fruit and making all of the wine on site. The vineyards have been certified organic for 25 years and are also certified Biodynamic by Demeter, a fact that Doug feels demonstrates his dedication to growing and making the best wines the land can offer.

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Brick HouseDoug Tunnell, owner and winemaker of Brick House Vineyards, spent seventeen years as a foreign correspondent for CBS television news before returning to his native Oregon to become one of the state's preeminent winemakers. In 1990, he bought 40 acres on the Chehalem Ridge. Today, 30 acres are currently under vines, and the winery is a 100% estate producer, growing all of their own fruit and making all of the wine on site. The vineyards have been certified organic for 25 years and are also certified Biodynamic by Demeter, a fact that Doug feels demonstrates his dedication to growing and making the best wines the land can offer.

Farming Practice:Certified Biodynamic

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