Eola Amity is the Best !!Nice to have the cooler weather finally. This was recommended by a local when we were on our 2013 trip to WW, WA and McMinnville, OR. Last of 4 different bottles and I was a little nervous since the wine is now going on 8 years old for a PN but holy cow has it held up well. Lots of strawberry and dark cherry along with a little baking spice and then a finish that goes on and on. This is a perfect example of the Pinot's coming out of the Eola Amity Hills AVA and why their grapes and wines command top dollar. Fantastic from start to finish.
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It is possible it needed some more breathing; I only got to decant it for a half-hour. But there just wasn't "that much there there" (apologies to Gertrude Stein).Thats sad! Did the commercial bottle just need some air by chance? Did it get better over time or with 4 people drinking was it gone with one glass a piece?
FWIW, good review from WA, little on the early side of the window, but it should’ve been pretty good. Could’ve been mishandled in hot weather..........who knows .It is possible it needed some more breathing; I only got to decant it for a half-hour. But there just wasn't "that much there there" (apologies to Gertrude Stein).
We didn't finish the bottle right away, so I killed the last of it about an hour and a half later. It hadn't really changed that I could tell.