Viridian

Olsen Family Vineyard Pinot Noir

8.47 ratings
-no pro ratings
Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Lance E. Farman

Everyone rating this wine prior to me did not approach it objectively. Perhaps they're all aholes. Is it ethereal? No. is it balanced? Yes. Is it characteristic of the willamette? Absolutely. This 2006 is earthy spicy cherries with lovely rounded edges. Pleasant and expressive aromatics where the oak is slightly more dominant than I prefer. But the oak is integrated the tannins are pure silk and the 13.8% abv is integrated. The finish lasts and the acid is good given the warmth of 06'. This wine doesn't deserve to be dismissed.

Everyone rating this wine prior to me did not approach it objectively. Perhaps they're all aholes. Is it ethereal? No. is it balanced? Yes. Is it characteristic of the willamette? Absolutely. This 2006 is earthy spicy cherries with lovely rounded edges. Pleasant and expressive aromatics where the oak is slightly more dominant than I prefer. But the oak is integrated the tannins are pure silk and the 13.8% abv is integrated. The finish lasts and the acid is good given the warmth of 06'. This wine doesn't deserve to be dismissed.

Nov 12th, 2016
Gary Fenstra

Jake's Crawfish since 1892

Jake's Crawfish since 1892

Apr 8th, 2013
Nick Reynolds

Nick had this 7 years ago

Nick had this 7 years ago

Jun 1st, 2014
Kelly Jones

Kelly had this 7 years ago

Kelly had this 7 years ago

Feb 11th, 2014
Burton Caves

Burton had this 7 years ago

Burton had this 7 years ago

Jun 16th, 2013
Tom Grover

Tom had this 8 years ago

Tom had this 8 years ago

Jul 23rd, 2012
Tom Grover

Tom had this 8 years ago

Tom had this 8 years ago

Jul 23rd, 2012
Cindy Messman

Cindy had this 7 years ago

Cindy had this 7 years ago

Feb 27th, 2014