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Nehalem Bay 2009 Pinot Noir
Reviewed on 09/29/2013

Basic Details: Produced by Nehalem Bay Winery, this wine was made from Oregon Pinot Noir grapes, and contains 13.9% alcohol by volume.

Sight: This wine is deep ruby red in color, has clear clarity, and tears/legs viscosity.

Aromas: clean appeal. Types of aromas include Earthy, Fruity, Spicy. Bright cherry, licorice and pepper. Spice.

Taste: This smooth, light-bodied wine is semi-dry, and shows fresh acidity, moderate tannins, oak, and moderately complex flavors. It is balanced, and has a medium finish. Overall, its appeal is clean.

Pairing Suggestions: Appetizer, Salad, Poultry Dish.

Overall Impression: This wine retails for about $14. We would purchase this wine again. We recommend adding this wine to your cellar or collection. This wine could use several years of cellaring. It was on oak for a good 18 months and shows a lot of tannin, which will round out with additional aging.

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