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Primarius Pinot Noir 2015 Wine Review

Primarius Pinot Noir 2015

Primarius Pinot Noir 2015

Oregon, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 14

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Primarius

Agent: Le Sommelier Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Juicy, velvet smooth Oregon Pinot Noir. Aromas of dark cherry and spice. Supple and smooth. Perfect for grilled chicken.

Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled lamb chops, grilled salmon, sautéed pork tenderloin.

This Primarius Pinot Noir 2015 was reviewed on May 22, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Perry rated this wine as 93/100
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This is layered, nuanced and delicious, featuring ripe red cherry, red raspberry, herb, rosewater and rooibos notes. 91 Points.
Simon Chen rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful pale red color, cherry, strawberry notes on the nose. Smooth, bright cherry acidity and soft tannin. A great Oregon pinot for the price. Also a great wine to drink for early summer like now!
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Cherry and herb aromas with tart cherry, herb and earth notes on the palate. Finishes with soft tannins and lingering notes of red fruit. Tasted May 2018.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A very pretty bright, pale red colour with aromas red berries, strawberry leaves, and red blossoms. Flavours are fresh, and light showing juicy red plums, roasted red bell peppers, and smokey, earthy hints at the back. Medium plus well balanced acidity, light tannins, and body. Delicate and refreshing. Pair with grilled shrimp, rainbow trout or soft creamy cheeses. Delicious! 90 points - tasted May 6, 2018
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Pinot Noir from Oregon has a beautiful ruby colour in the glass. It is elegant and fragrant with aromas of plum and sour cherry, along with delicate floral notes, subtle underwood, earthy beets, leather, and sweet spice. On the palate, it is light bodied with silky tannins and flavours of sour cherry, tart plum, cranberry, and floral notes with a slightly bitter finish.

Tasted October 2018.

Wine and Food Pairing: Roasted turkey, roasted duck, salmon.
Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Ruby in colour with aromas of red cherry, raspberry, earth, leather and spice. It is medium bodied with well balanced acidity tannins. On the palate you get flavours of tart red cherry, raspberry and baking spice. This wil pair well with chicken, pork or salmon. Tasted on May 6, 2018.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Warm, intense cherry, raspberry, and spicy white pepper, cinnamon. Surprisingly fresh and acidic, with herbal notes. Great with a rich, roast duck.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Soft and elegant with notes of tangy red cherry, forest floor and dark plum. Mouthwatering finish. Suggested pairing, mushroom ragout. Tasted May 06, 2018.
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This is a blend of grapes from the Primarius Winery's assorted vineyards in Oregon. Primarius is latin for "distinguished" which is what the winemaker Sarah Cabot strives for. Aromas of sweet cherry and cranberry. Tart cherry flavours with soft tannins and medium acidity. This would pair well with grilled salmon or a roast pork dinner. Tasted May 6, 2018.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A good, classic Willamette Valley, Oregon, Pinot Noir…
Presentation: Plain yet it stands out and has a certain class to it
Appearance: Pale ruby
Nose: Medium nose with notes of raspberries, forest floor and even a hint of chocolate
Taste: Dry, medium body, high acidity, sharp tannins, sour raspberries, dirty (earth)
Finish: medium, sour red fruit and dirty earth finish
Overall impression: This is a very good, classic-style Pinot Noir. It would pair well with hard cheese, grilled vegetables, and lighter meats (e.g., poultry, pork).
Value: 4/5
Primarius 2015 is a earthy and silky Pinot Noir from Oregon. Look for raspberry, cherry, cinnamon and clove spice on the palate. The wine was aged in stainless steel tank with oak Staves - 80% French 20% American, 15% new. - Community Wine Reviews

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