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2016 Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir - Megan Anne Cellars

2016 Chehalem MountainsPinot Noir

The cooler climate Chehalem Mountains AVA Pinot offers initial aromas of pomegranate, red currant, and crème de cassis. Further notes of cherry, cardamom, and raspberry lead into similar flavors on the palate. Mid-palate baking spice  and bay leaf integrate and continue with red fruits. Moderate acidity and silky tannins combine with a lush mouthfeel and result in a lingering finish.


Blend100% Pinot Noir
AppellationChehalem Mountains
VineyardLachini
SoilSandy, sedimentary soil
Oak25% new oak; 75% second fill
Aging/Cooperage16 months in barrel
Harvest DateSeptember 2016
Alcohol14.7%
Production140 cases





2016 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir - Megan Anne Cellars

2016 Dundee HillsPinot Noir

Beautiful garnet hues draw you in to earthy and floral aromatics and lead into raspberry, cherry, and currant notes. Rich plum and violet flavors unfold on the palate carried by lush tannins. The volcanic soils of this AVA and mature rootstock that is some of the oldest in the valley make for a gentle but structured mouthfeel containing further notes of earl gray tea, dark cherry and baking spices.


Blend100% Pinot Noir
AppellationDundee Hills
VineyardNysa
SoilVolcanic Jory soil with basalt bedrock 8 to 12 feet below the surface. The high percentage of clay combines with soil depth to hold moisture late into the season permitting dry farming.
Oak30% new oak; 70% second fill
Aging/Cooperage16 months in barrel
Harvest DateSeptember 2016
Alcohol14.8%
Production140 cases





2016 Black Love Pinot Noir - Megan Anne Cellars

2016 Black LovePinot Noir

This barrel select blend of Chehalem and Dundee fruit is the undeniable showstopper. Rich fruit aromas of blackberry, plum, black currant, and cherry burst onto the scene and mingle with vanilla and maple notes brought by new French oak. Grippy tannins and concentrated fruit combines with tobacco, exotic spice and powerful acidity, and leads to a lingering finish.


Blend100% Pinot Noir
AppellationWillamette Valley
VineyardNysa / Lachini
Oak60% new oak; 40% second fill
Aging/Cooperage16 months in barrel
Harvest DateSeptember 2016
Alcohol14.8%
Production95 cases