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Scott Paul La Paulée Pinot Noir 2011 – Enjoyable with Some Barnyard Elements

Scott Paul, La Paulée Pinot Noir 2011, Willamette Valley, Oregon, Wine Casual

Scott Paul, La Paulée Pinot Noir 2011, Willamette Valley, Oregon

Tasting Note: An enjoyable, Oregon pinot noir that would pair well with a midweek meal.

Medium-intensity ruby in color, this wine has a medium-intensity nose of raspberry, red cherry, red plum and white blossom.

On the palate the dry, medium-bodied pinot noir has medium-intensity flavors suggested on the nose with a streak of red currant riding throughout the length of the taste.

There is some midpalate complexity along with some barnyard elements.

Bottle Note: La Paulée is named after the traditional French harvest celebration each year in Burgundy. Our 2011 bottling is a selection of the finest lots of the vintage, from our blocks of Maresh and Nysa Vineyards in the Dundee Hills, Ribbon Ridge Vineyard, and Azana Vineyard on Chehalem Mountain.

Rating: 89 points
Price: $39 (I paid $13)
Alcohol: 12.9%
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: August 26, 2019

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