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2017 Carabella Pinot Noir "Estate"

Carabella 2017 Pinot Noir

Winery: Carabella

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chehalem Mountain

State or country: OR

Price: $40

Cases produced: 500

KWG Score: 91.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: July 8, 2020

Wine Review: This ruby colored Pinot Noir from Carabella smells great. It opens with a bouquet of teaberry and cinnamon. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and round. The flavor profile is mild teaberry and red cherry blend with notes of cinnamon. I also detected hints of fig and craisin. The finish is dry and it subtly fades away. This is a pleasant and unique Pinot to sip. With food I would pair it with sautéed cherry chicken. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: A summer marked by fire and smoke however we escaped without smoke taint. Instead the vintage offers juicy red cherries and an earth character with a smooth palate.

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