2017 WALT Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir - Shea Vineyard
"This California-based brand sources Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from a number of prestigious West Coast growers. The Shea Vineyard designate is their sole Oregon project. It's a powerful wine, bursting with black cherry fruit, accented with cola, graphite and sweet spices. There's a whiff of sea salt as well, and such details keep flowing even as the wine winds down."
Oregon’s Willamette Valley
Sits at 45 degrees latitude, stretching south of Portland.
Diverse Land Contours
Diverse climates garner amazingly distinctive
Well draining volcanic and seabed soils.
Light ruby in the glass, this wine opens with a perfumed nose of raspberry coulis, ripe cherry and delicate aromas of baking spice and forest floor. This Pinot Noir is light in body with layered flavors of strawberry, tart cherry, minerality, nutmeg and white peppercorn.
Shea vineyard's sedimentary soils and unique aspect produce wines of excellent concentration and depth in one of the Pacific Coast's most premier and extreme growing regions.