The Hedonistic Taster | № 33 | Left Coast Cellars – Willamette Valley, OR.
by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne + Champagne ML
“Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer
Today’s Tasting: Left Coast Cellars – Willamette Valley Oregon
Left Coast Cellars’ Willamette Valley estate sits atop the Van Duzer Corridor, nearly 150 acres of its 350 acres planted to vines upon a steep natural amphitheater overlooking an expansive meadow and spring-fed lake. Diverse microclimates and soil types inform the wines produced here.
Wine: Left Coast Cellars Latitude 45º Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley Estate
Suggested Retail: $38
Robe: Deep ruby robe.
Nose: Cranberry, red currant, raspberry notes.
Palate: Fat red fruit on the bouche; medium-light body, uncomplicated mid-palate, finish.
Suggested Pairings: For those who appreciate a more fruit-forward pinot noir. Per the winemaker, best paired with braised meats and root vegetables.
Left Coast Cellars | 4225 N. Pacific Hwy 99W | Rickreall, OR 97371
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