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2011 Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard
Wine Specs
Vintage
2011
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Eola-Amity Hills
Vineyard Designation
Justice Vineyard
Alcohol %
13.5

2011 Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard

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SKU: 11 PN J
Wine Profile
Ratings
92 pts – Vinous; 90 pts - Burghound; 92 pts - International Wine Cellar
Vineyard Notes
Justice Vineyard is located just over the east ridge of the Eola-Amity Hills just south of Bethel Heights Winery. Planted in 2001 at 500' in elevation on a southeast slope of thin volcanic soil, the vineyard faces the Cascade Mountains. These grapes come from a 2.33 acre block in the NW corner of the vineyard that is LIVE certified (Sustainable). It is a state-of-the-art, vertical canopy, high density planting of Pinot noir clone 777 and is farmed by one of Oregon's best grapegrowers, Ted Casteel. Our first vintage was 2004.
Winemaker Notes
Vintage Notes: The 2011 season began with a very cool spring. This delayed shoot growth and the flowering phase occurred later than in any previous Oregon vintage. The summer was relatively warm and disease-free. The weather cooled in September and became cloudy by early October. With the late start of the season, the grapes desperately needed sun to complete the ripening process. By mid-October the sun returned and continued to shine into November. Harvest began in mid-to-late October and was the latest in our 24-year history.
Other Notes
Release Date: Sep 2013; Production: cases