Expression 44° 2007 Roserock Pinot Noir 2-Pack

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What's the best parallel? Well, that's subjective. But OUR personal favorite is right along the 44° line. Sort of like this Pinot Noir, eh?

Ah, the 44° parallel north. The line that unites Oregon, New York, Nova Scotia, Bosnia, France and Italy. The line that touches two or three different -stans, a whole bunch of China, Hokkaido in Japan, and probably some ducks somewhere in the mid-Atlantic. We haven't really researched that part but we're guessing. And THAT'S why the Roserock Vineyard has decided to commemorate the magic 44° line. Probably.

Naturally we're not sure if any of these countries have candied cherries or ripe raspberries or delicate spices, but we're assuming they all do. Modern farming methods mean fruits like that can THRIVE at the 44° line. And everyone at 44° loves to have dinner parties, don't they? Surely a two pack that earned 90 points from Burghound would be ideal for a 44° soiree!

So take it from us, the people who know how to type "44° latitude" into Google: this wine is almost certainly somehow connected to the 44° line. Unless you hear otherwise from the people at Roserock Vineyard. Then believe them over us. But until that happens, we're in control.

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Features

2007 Expression 44° Pinot Noir, Roserock Vineyard 750ml 2-Pack

Color – Saturated ruby red
Aromatics - Bright and lively red fruit aromas with a note of candied cherries and spice that follows through to the palate.
Flavors - Delicate spices, mineral and ripe raspberry balance the layers of elegant ‘sous bois’ on the mid-palate. A ribbon of mushroom and forest floor speak to a classic Burundian profile – though the core of bright red fruit is all new world.
Finish – Supple tannins, sweet fruit and spice characterize the finish.
 
90 Points, Burghound

 

Specs

Winery Retail Price: $130.00
Average Shipping: $15.00
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Total MSRP: $140.00

 

  • Varietal Content: 100% Pinot Noir
  • Appellation: Eola – Amity Hills
  • Vineyard: Roserock Vineyard
  • Cases Produced: 475
  • Roserock® is LIVE and Salmon Safe Certified

The warm 2007 growing season at Roserock Vineyard produced pristine clusters of Pinot Noir. After de-stemming, the whole berry fruit underwent a prolonged cold soak, followed by gentle fermentation in small batches. The resulting wine demonstrated exotic primary aromas which were then enhanced by 11 months of barrel aging in French oak barrels, one third new. Reductive winemaking techniques preserved the delicacy and precision of the wine. This elegant wine is marked by a regal combination of pure fruit and sous bois flavors together with a balanced acidity and ripe, supple mouthfeel.

Roserock is perched on a ridge top towards the southern end of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. It was designed, developed and is now farmed to produce high-end wine grapes. As part of those efforts the vineyard is farmed in accordance with the best practices laid out in Oregon’s LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) and Salmon Safe program. This is not only more environmentally responsible, but it is a valued characteristic of the vineyard since sustainable farming is increasingly being recognized as an important factor in producing high-end wine. 

Winery Details

Expression Wines

Founded:
2006
Owners:
Bill Hill, Dick Wollack
Location:
McMinnville, Oregon
Expression Wines - Pinot with Latitude
 
Pinot Noir is notoriously fickle, but can be brilliant when grown in the right terroir.  Expression Wines represent a commitment to producing the finest Pinot Noir from the best sub-appellations on the West Coast.
 
Our vineyards at different latitudes represent different ‘Expressions’ of great Pinot Noir and our winemaker, Richard Sowalsky, is dedicated to crafting only the best wines from each region.  Our winegrowing regions include the Santa Rita Hills (34°), the Sonoma Coast (38°), the Anderson Valley (39°), and the Eola-Amity Hills (44°) of Willamette Valley, Oregon. 
 
Our goal is to showcase both the ‘Grand-Cru’ vineyards and the terroir of each sub-appellation.  Each vintage, we will be bringing to you our finest blends from each latitude as well as small single vineyard designate lots that represent the best of what our vineyards can deliver!

 

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