Domaine Drouhin RoseRock Pinot Noir 2014

8.987 ratings on Delectable
$37

This is the first bottlings from Domaine Drouhin’s new acquisition, the Roserock Vineyard – and it’s a beauty! Shimmering, vibrant red fruits and scintillating acidity create an explosive palate experience. The wine is very exciting and vigorous, approachable now, and shows future potential as well. This is a bit of a stylistic shift for Drouhin, and is actually somewhat reminiscent of their inaugural ’88. Given how tasty this is, fans should take advantage of what may well be introductory pricing on this winner.

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Ratings on Delectable

Ryan Wofford Delectable Pro

Big house, small label production #oregonpinot very well made but still feeling tight

Big house, small label production #oregonpinot very well made but still feeling tight

8.9

Christine Havens Delectable Pro

Aptly named, Drouhin's Rose Rock Pinot Noir hails from a parcel seated at the southern tip of the Eola-Amity Hills, the grapes harvested from this site are grown in ancient volcanic soils and benefit from the cooling Van Duzer winds. Blithe floral notes; a bouquet of wild roses, lavender, lilac, dust, anise, spice, and crushed stones lead into a wine with arching acidity that spreads languidly across the palate amidst black fruit notes, fine tannins, high-toned cranberries and toast. 14.1% ABV

Aptly named, Drouhin's Rose Rock Pinot Noir hails from a parcel seated at the southern tip of the Eola-Amity Hills, the grapes harvested from this site are grown in ancient volcanic soils and benefit from the cooling Van Duzer winds. Blithe floral notes; a bouquet of wild roses, lavender, lilac, dust, anise, spice, and crushed stones lead into a wine with arching acidity that spreads languidly across the palate amidst black fruit notes, fine tannins, high-toned cranberries and toast. 14.1% ABV

9.1

David T Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Red floral and spice nose. Dark berry preserves, dry black earth, dry flowers and Christmas cake.

Red floral and spice nose. Dark berry preserves, dry black earth, dry flowers and Christmas cake.

8.8

Zach Cherry Delectable Pro

Account Manager Worldwide Wine & Spirits

Solid, great floral essence, has a lot of rose petals, dried lavender, mineral essence of river stones, a bit of burn, affirms it's a 14%+ Pinot, and some spice. Palate is silky, red fruit driven with a bit of rhubarb pie sitting in there. Totally worth the money, at around $34-36. Good value Pinot.

Solid, great floral essence, has a lot of rose petals, dried lavender, mineral essence of river stones, a bit of burn, affirms it's a 14%+ Pinot, and some spice. Palate is silky, red fruit driven with a bit of rhubarb pie sitting in there. Totally worth the money, at around $34-36. Good value Pinot.

9.0

Lynn Penner-Ash Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Penner-Ash

A bit tight and edgy on finish

A bit tight and edgy on finish

8.5

David T Delectable Pro

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

Apple, pear, quince, citron and honeysuckle.

Apple, pear, quince, citron and honeysuckle.

8.9

Charles Stanley Delectable Pro

Floral and spicy nose with hints of barnyard, forest floor. French oak but just 20% new so it's subtle. On the palate it's cherry au poirve.

Floral and spicy nose with hints of barnyard, forest floor. French oak but just 20% new so it's subtle. On the palate it's cherry au poirve.

9.1

Chris Crain

Medium body, valentines’ bouquet of red roses, smooth river stone. Balance and very nice acidity.

Medium body, valentines’ bouquet of red roses, smooth river stone. Balance and very nice acidity.

9.0

Anthony Lombardi

Drouhin Roserock Pinot Noir and Bill Withers. Two that represent the best in what they do. Roserock is a new one, but is already seeming pretty special.

Drouhin Roserock Pinot Noir and Bill Withers. Two that represent the best in what they do. Roserock is a new one, but is already seeming pretty special.

9.2

Mark Juckeland

Fruit forward. Very good and well balanced.

Fruit forward. Very good and well balanced.

9.3