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2017 Havlin Vineyard - Pinot noir

2017 Havlin Vineyard - Pinot noir


tasting notes dusty earth and spice, bright cranberry and cherry—medium frame with vibrant freshness and length— resolved and integrated tannin structure—classic, cool-climate pinot noir!


ava Van Duzer Corridor

elevation 350 feet

aspect Southwest, moderate slope

soil Marine Sediments, with Ironstone

Vine age Planted 2011

clonal selections Pommard, Swan, Dijon 115

farming LIVE Certified, Dry-Farmed

harvest October 16, 2017

elevage 22 months

bottled September 4, 2019 unfined & unfiltered

cases produced 325


the Terroir Havlin Vineyard is situated amidst one of the latest ripening neighborhoods in the Willamette Valley—the Van duzer Corridor serves as an "air-conditioning" pathway through a low gap in the Coast Range where marine air enters from the ocean and cools the Willamette Valley. It can be said of any vineyard in the Willamette Valley that its position or proximity relative to the path of the Van Duzer winds is substantially determinative of its particular micoclimate, especially in regard to the timing of harvest (earlier or later). Grapes in the Van Duzer develop thick skins and retain bright acidity as a result of the consistent wind. Shallow, marin