2016 Archery Summit Red Hills Pinot Noir
94 points, Wine Spectator
Our Red Hills Estate is a 23 acre vineyard in the Dundee Hills AVA. This gentle, south-facing slope ranges in elevation from 360 to 570 feet and is composed of basaltic Jory soil. Vines here range from 20 year-old self-rooted Pommard clones planted to 800 vines per acre, to Dijon clones planted to 4,800 vines per acre. Farming is meticulous and detailed, utilizing sustainable practices. This vineyard produces one of our finest vineyard designate wines.
Hints of dried Porcini, blood orange, fresh mulberry, and black tea leaves. Plush flavors of ripe blueberry and black raspberry are laid overtop a distinct note of freshly tilled sweet earth.