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2014 Bow And Arrow Pinot Noir Hughes Hollow VineyardPinot Noir from United States

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"'Hughes Hollow Vineyard' is located in the Salem Hill, just south of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. The vines were planted in 1986 to own-rooted Pommard clone Pinot. The vineyard h...

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Product Description:

"'Hughes Hollow Vineyard' is located in the Salem Hill, just south of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. The vines were planted in 1986 to own-rooted Pommard clone Pinot. The vineyard has always been dry farmed, but when Bow & Arrow took over in 2014, they also converted the farming to organics. It is a north facing slope that is, in fact, hollow.

"The wine is made with about 20% whole clusters, with a gentle and relatively short maceration. Elevage for 14 months in old barrique and stainless steel tank. 285 cases produced total." - Distributor

About the Producer
"Inspired by the wines of the Loire Valley and vignerons like Didier Barouillet of Clos Roche Blanche (who was an over-the-phone consultant on the project), Thierry Puzelat, and Marc Ollivier of Domaine de la Pepiere, Dana and Scott Frank set out to turn Oregon's "Pinotstocracy" on it's head. Semi-carbonic maceration, minimal punchdowns, no racking, and aging in old barrique for 10 months before finishing in tank leaves us with a super fresh Gamay, toping out at 11.5%. Oh, and we hear there is a Melon de Bourgogne in the wings as well!" - Distributor

Product Detail

Item # 95958
Country United States
Region Oregon
Sub-Region Willamette Valley
Ratings
Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV 12.5%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato