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Jigsaw Pinot Noir 2012

Jigsaw Pinot Noir 2012Pinot Noir wines from Oregon almost always offer something unique and Jigsaw Pinot Noir (2012) from Ransom Wine Co. is no exception.

On the nose, this Pinot Noir resembles fields of roses and the very first sips make you think you’re drinking Champagne. Nevertheless, this is a Pinot Noir, with bright acidity supporting a fine balance of fresh cherry and strawberry fruit intermingled with hints of spice, earthiness and currant. Balanced tannins result in a smooth drinking wine, which for this price is an excellent value.

Vinted and bottled by Ransom Wine Co. (winemaker Tad Seestedt), Sheridan, Willamette County, OR.

Alc. 13.1%



KIngs Ridge Union Wine Co Pinot Noir – 2011

Kings Ridge Pinot Noir 2011This Pinot Noir from the Union Wine Company in Oregon is a small batch Pinot Noir that is a real treat. Produced with grapes grown in Willamette Valley, this delicious wine is a boutique craft wine that showcases the uniqueness of the terroir in which the grapes were grown.

The wine is light ruby red in color and has some nice aromas of fresh berries. On the palate, this Pinot Noir packs bright cherry and raspberry flavors with hints of chocolate and vanilla. Excellent bright acidity and medium tannins result in a wine that is a pleasure to drink.

The winemakers’ (owner and founder Ryan Harms and Greg Bauer) mission is the craft affordable wines that reflect the unique spirit of the region.

The 2010 vintage received 91 points from The Wine Enthusiast.

Produced and bottled by Union Wine Co., Oregon.

Alc. 13%