WillaKenzie Estate Pierre Leon Pinot Noir 2012 Front Label
WillaKenzie Estate Pierre Leon Pinot Noir 2012 Front Label

WillaKenzie Estate Pierre Leon Pinot Noir 2012

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750ML / 14.2% ABV
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Winemaker Notes

The 2012 Pierre Leon Pinot Noir is deep ruby in color with vibrant and fresh aromas of blackberries, vanilla, lavender and cherry. This wine is jammy, smooth and dark with good acidity and a big structure. There is a hint of pepper in the lingering finish. We suggest opening an hour before drinking or decanting. Enjoy this wine now through 2022.

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W&S 91
Wine & Spirits
Pierre Leon is usually the most masculine of WillaKenzie’s offerings, and in 2012 the wine is dark and red, the black cherry aromas lent contour by oak-derived clove and cinnamon spice. The flavors remain sleek and fresh, the textures plush but giving way to a fine, savory finish. For herb-crusted pork loin.
WE 91
Wine Enthusiast
Built with a mix of clones from the estate vineyards, this tart, tight, still young and stiff wine delivers black fruits cloaked in pepper, espresso and dark chocolate. At this age it opens rather grudgingly, and will reward your patience. Decant or tuck it away for a few years.
WS 90
Wine Spectator
This has presence and a vibrant range of red berry, black cherry, plum and spice flavors, set on a light, transparent, glassy foundation, lingering gently. Drink now through 2020.
RP 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Pale to medium ruby in color, the 2012 Pinot Noir Pierre Leon opens with spiced red and black fruits on the nose with nuances of cassis, cardamom and potpourri with touches of vanilla, smoked meat and dried leaves. Medium-bodied, the palate gives up layers of fruit and spice, with very fine, grainy tannins and mouthwatering acidity, finishing long with sweet fruit and savory nuances. This is just lovely!
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WillaKenzie Estate, Oregon
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WillaKenzie Estate is located in Oregon's Willamette Valley on rolling hillsides in the Chehalem Mountains. The winery was named after the Willakenzie soil on which the vineyards are planted to convey the influence that the soil imparts on the wine's flavors and aromas. The vineyards are planted with grapes of the Pinot family, mostly new Dijon clones of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris from Alsace. Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris are cool climate grapes, which are particularly well adapted to Oregon.

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Yamhill-Carlton, characterized by pastoral, rolling hills composed of shallow, quick-draining, ancient marine soil, is ideal for Pinot noir and other cool-climate-loving varieties. It is in the rain shadow of the Coast Range to its west, whose highest point climbs to an altitude of 3,500 feet. Yamhill-Carlton is actually surrounded by mountains on three sides: Chehalem Mountains to the north, the Dundee Hills to the east and the western Coast Range to its west, which, when it lets Pacific air through, serves to cool the region.

Vineyards grow on the ridges surrounding the two small communities of Yamhill and Carlton and cover about 1,200 acres of this 60,000 acre region, which roughly makes a horse-shoe shape on a map.

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RPT84369409_2012 Item# 144861

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