Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Sunday, August 22, 2021 (JS-93)
This has innately complex style with a spicy edge and plenty of rich red-cherry aromas as well as earthy tones and forest wood. Some sappy undergrowth, too. The palate has neatly articulated tannins and flavors that run to quite deep, darker-fruit tones. Rich finish. This is convincing. Drink or hold.
The Yamhill Cuvee is an ultra-premium Willamette Valley Pinot Noir with consistency vintage to vintage due to the blending of Pinot Noir from each of our main vineyard estates. Named for the county where all of the Domaine Serene estates are found, the inaugural vintage of this blend includes the designation of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA and grapes from the Dundee Hills and Eola-Amity AVAs.