The place for all things wine, focused on serious wine discussions.
no avatar

michael dietrich


Ultra geek




Wed May 10, 2006 6:09 pm


West Linn, Oregon

WTN: Gravitas Pinot Noir '05

by michael dietrich » Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:39 pm

A couple of days ago I was visited by Martyn Nicholls from Gravitas Winery from Marlborough. We tasted 2 Chardonnays, a Sauv Blanc, a dessert wine, and a '05 Pinot Noir. It was certainly a great lineup but for me the standout was the Pinot Noir. It started off with these great aromatics with a bit of earthyness that really added interest. These flavors all continued through on the finish. The great news is that it will retail here for $23. I wish I had more Oregon Pinots of this quality for this price. I liked both his Chardonnays because they were really well balanced. The Sauvignon Blanc had a nice purity of fruit but is of the less assertive style.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

Powered by phpBB ® | phpBB3 Style by KomiDesign