McKinlay Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2014

$18

The fruit is trending towards blackberry and darker fruits, and the texture is rich and palate-coating. The wine is unfined and unfiltered, which makes for a superior mouthfeel. This is delicious now -- geez, I've consumed a dozen bottles personally in recent weeks -- but there are some tannins there too. If there's an $18 pinot noir you want to cellar for 5-10 years, this is your wine! (In fact, I recently had the 2003 version of this wine - -it was in pristine condition. This bottling ages.)

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Ratings on Delectable

Mike Stuart

Another great red that goes with 420.

Another great red that goes with 420.

9.3

Amy Morse

Got better with time.

Got better with time.

8.2

Daniel Graves

Crazy. I didn't like this so much the first time I had it. Tonight this is perfect. Earthy and light.

Crazy. I didn't like this so much the first time I had it. Tonight this is perfect. Earthy and light.

9.5

Steph

Pepper taste, ordinaire

Pepper taste, ordinaire

8.0