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Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017 Wine Review

Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017

Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017

Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cloudline

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Domaine Drouhin's Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017 is elegant, medium-bodied with ripe dark cherries, plum, raspberry, smoky herb flavours and mouth-watering on the palate. The Drouhin family of Burgundy fame know a thing or two about great Pinot Noir and were impressed with Willamette Valley's potential for Pinot Noir and started a winery there. Pair with Pacific salmon steak and roasted seasonal veggies.

Pinot Noir food pairings: roast turkey or chicken, rabbit fricassee, grilled beef flat iron steak.

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This Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017 was reviewed on February 20, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas of cherry, ripe strawberry, and oaky smoke with a hint of leather. Medium bodied with bright acidity, light tannins, and ripe berry flavours. Leather and a hint of spice on the finish. Enjoy with duck or grilled salmon.
Jay Denney rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Concur with Natalie and other reviews... this is a great entry point for those wanting to get to know Willamette Pinot Noir.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

For many people getting into wine, this is their introduction to Willamette Pinot (or Oregon, for that matter).
That's not a bad thing! Dom. Drouhin make a wonderful Pinot, here.
It's a beautiful, sunny ruby-red.
Juicy and fresh, decidedly new world fruitiness makes this super approachable. Abundant aromatocs. Cherry, pomegranate, ripe blackberry, amd a touch of earth and smoke.
It's acidity is perfectly on-point. Mild tannins; totally ripe.
It'll age for a few years, but the juicy texture of this wine leads one to want to have it now; with its best foot forward.
Pair it with fondue or maybe some late season bbq.
From the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Domaine Drouhin's Cloudline Pinot Noir 2017 is a medium-bodied, dry PN with ripe dark cherries, plum and dark chocolate on the nose, well-balanced with mouth-watering acidity, ripe cherries, raspberry, smoky light herb flavours on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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