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2015 Colonial Wine Co. Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

2015 Colonial Wine Co. Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir Zoom

This wine offers impressions of red cherry, strawberry, cracked pepper and boysenberry.

Varietal: Pinot Noir Vintage: 2015
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About This Wine

It is one of the most diverse, most beautiful stretches of land on planet Earth.

It is the Willamette Valley of Oregon, where there are enough scenic waterfalls, vast fields of flowers, covered bridges and winding rivers to fill months of Sunday drives. It’s a valley where organic livestock is sold to local restaurants that have gained reputations far and wide as culinary destinations.

And, of course, it is a valley filled with wineries — more than 700 of them — producing world-class bottlings of Riesling, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. Among them is Colonial Wine Co., where the specialty of the house is Pinot Noir.

With microclimates mirroring France’s Burgundy appellation, Willamette Valley is known for Pinot Noir that is fruitful and, based on each vintner’s preference for barrel aging, engagingly spicy as well. The 2015 Colonial Wine Co. Pinot Noir is bright, fresh and crisp — a beautiful wine from a beautiful place.

About Pinot Noir

Very sensitive to climate and handling in winery, this fickle grape of Burgundy yields low tannin and acidity, medium colors and lifespan. Classic berry, cherry and currant flavors, silky textures typically balanced with spicy or floral tones.

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Tasting Notes

  • Grape Composition:100% Pinot Noir
  • Grape Source:Willamette Valley Growing Region of Oregon
  • Aromas & Flavors:Red Cherry, Strawberry, Cracked Pepper & Boysenberry
  • When to Drink:Now Through 2019
  • Food Pairing Suggestion:a charcuterie plate.

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    • Rating: 3.5

    A good Pinot Noir but lacking in smoothness and grace of a great Pinot Noir.

    9/28/2018 Charles H.
    • Delta, CO
    • Rater Rank 1
    • Number of Ratings 240
    • Average 4.1
    • Verified Purchase
    • Would Buy Again
    • Rating: 3.5

    Nice flavor. Everyone enjoyed it.

    5/24/2018 Jan L.
    • Honolulu, HI
    • Rater Rank 15
    • Number of Ratings 47
    • Average 4.1
    • Verified Purchase
    • Would Buy Again


14 recipes match for this wine.

  • The Perfect Potatoes With the holidays on the horizon, several ACWC members have asked us for recipes to accompany main dishes such as turkey, ham. Here's one we love - and it can even be a meal in itself, served with a glass of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir. It makes 6 to 8 servings... Get The Recipe
    Balsamic Maple Glazed Salmon Try this recipe, which makes 4 servings, with Pinot Noir, Syrah. Get The Recipe
    Tuscan Style Roasted Game Hens If you're looking for a change from turkey, ham this holiday season, try this easy-to-prepare dish that matches well with both white and red wines. It serves 6... Get The Recipe
    Tomato Pesto Pasta A wonderful match with Cabernet Sauvignon, this recipe helps bring out the fruitful quality of the wine. It also matches nicely with other red wines, and serves 4. Get The Recipe
    Green Salad With Cranberry Vinaigrette With almost any type of salad, we suggest Sauvignon Blanc as a well-matched wine. But because of the cranberry flavor featured in this recipe, you may want to try a wine that includes cranberry among its aromas and flavors. We tried it with a lighter-bodied Pinot Noir, and it turned out to be an intriguing and enticing combination. Get The Recipe
  • Duck Breast With Red Wine Risotto This recipe calls for a good quality red wine, and we suggest either Pinot Noir, Merlot. Whichever you choose, we also suggest serving that wine with the meal. This recipe makes 4 servings. Get The Recipe
    Mushroom Barley Stew A fruity red wine is the perfect match for this hearty recipe, which serves 4 to 6. MUSHROOM BARLEY STEW Ingredients - 1 T olive oil - 2 carrots, chopped... Get The Recipe
    Pinot Noir Sauce Try this flavorful sauce over lambprime rib, and serve with Pinot Noir, Malbec red blend... Get The Recipe
    Grenoble Style Salmon This recipe, which matches beautifully with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, makes 4 servings... Get The Recipe
    Herb Crusted Tuna Steaks This recipe is extremely versatile, matching well with most white and lighter red wines. It makes 4 servings. Get The Recipe
  • Smoked Salmon Penne Pasta In a world of anything-goes-food-and-wine pairing, we're on the lookout for recipes that match well with red OR white wines. This is one such recipe, and it makes two servings... Get The Recipe
    Pan Fried Lamb Chops This recipe, which makes 4 servings, features flavors that can be enjoyed with virtually any red wine. Turn it into a complete meal with a side dish jasmine rice. Get The Recipe
    Pork Tenderloin With Tart Cherry Port And Caraway Sauce This delicious recipe from Sonoma County's J. Fritz Winery matches beautifully with almost any red wine. It makes 4 to 6 servings. Get The Recipe
    Smoked Duck A La Orange Just in case this year's California wildfires impart a smoky flavor to vintage 2008 wines, here's a recipe that will match up nicely. Otherwise, try this dish - developed by Garre Winery Executive Chef Ty Turner -- with naturally smoky wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Pinot Noir, Syrah. Get The Recipe
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