Sokol Blosser Orchard Block Estate Pinot Noir 2018
The story of Sokol Bloser first began in 1971 when Susan Sokol and Bill Blosser first planted vines in Oregon's Dundee Hills. Alex & Alison Sokol Blosser, Siblings, Co-Presidents, and Second Generation Winegrowers, are passionately committed to their families legacy in creating world class wines using sustainable methods. From the start, the Sokol Blosser family was aware of the impact that farming and wine production would have on the environment. Before it was popular, the winery did everything it could to give back to the land. The Sokol Blossers knew preserving the land would help the winery remain family-owned for generations to come.
The 2018 Orchard Block Pinot Noir has notes of tobacco, pomegranate, raspberry and black cherry on the nose, as well as a subtle hint of chantrelle and nutmeg. On the palate, pomegranate and raspberry shine through with red cherries and a subtle dash of clove. A delicate Pinot Noir, the 2018 Orchard Block has lower tannins and brighter acidity. This wine pairs with creamy dishes such as Cacio e Pepe and mushroom dishes like wild mushroom risotto or roasted cauliflower with truffles.
Plenty of raspberries, sliced strawberries, dried flowers and spices. Medium-bodied with creamy tannins and bright acidity. Juicy and spicy on the palate with a vibrant, flavorful finish. Energetic. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold. - James Suckling, 93 Points
The Finer Details
Style - Red Wine
Varietal - Pinot Noir
Country - United States
Region - Oregon
Vintage - 2018
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 13.5%
Closure - Cork
Cellaring Potential - 10 - 15 years from Vintage