2012 | Pinot Noir
Beaux Frères; Beaux Frères Vineyard (Estate)
Ribbon Ridge; Willamette Valley, OR, USA
(93-95; Drink 2027-37)
Delayed 2023 Thanksgiving with the extended family.
Much to look forward to here, all the B-F traits to love, strawberry, black raspberry, plum, white pepper, still bold and wanting several more years to really enter the zone for my palate.
The 2004 vintage is drinking perfectly now, a respectable presentation of the AVA. I can't wait for this to catch up. — 15 days ago
A bit tart and slightly bitter. Good dark fruit perhaps in a few years it will smooth out. — 4 months ago
Nose woody cedar really nice. Balanced on palate with understated but delicious drying tannins and lovely covered fruit pinot flavoe — 4 months ago
Very good — 22 days ago
Perfect Côte du Rhône — a month ago
Beautiful wine. Time to drink the 2014 vintage is NOW! — 3 months ago
7/23 Concentrated and beautiful 90 — 4 months ago