- Willamette Valley Vineyards Elton Pinot Noir 2016 90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Willamette Valley Vineyards Elton Pinot Noir 2016 90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Sourced from old vine plantings at our Elton Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills founded in 1983 by Dick and Betty O'Brien, a former schoolteacher and Executive Director of the Santiam Girl Scouts.
Tasting Notes: Ruby in color, the bouquet features notes of red and black fruits, minerality, herbs and earth. On the palate, black cherry, currant, forest floor and roasted hazelnuts flow into a silky texture with seamless tannins creating an elegant sip.
Food Pairings: Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction, Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Grilled Steelhead, Duck Breast and Stuffed Mushrooms.
Peak Drinkability: 2020-2028