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2015 Deer Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir Illinois Valley

Deer Creek Vineyards
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2015 Deer Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir Illinois Valley
SRP: $35 Bottle / $420 case of 12
1-27 Cases Landed Profit Margin: 41.16%
28+ Cases Landed Profit Margin: 46.40%
FOB Profit Margin: 54.05%

Deer Creek Vineyards was started in 1988 and is located in Southern Oregon nestled between the Coast Range and the Siskiyou mountains within the Illinois Valley (30 miles from the coast). The climate provides warm days, cooler nights and moderate marine influences. Moderate yields of 1.5/2.5 tons per acre, loamy, and well-drained soils with a wonderful growing season generally leads to abundant harvests with full flavor development at optimal sugar levels and balanced acidities, giving the wines a great balance of moderate alcohols. We farm sustainably, and we utilize wild/native yeasts to produce our wines. Our winemakers are Herb Quady & Brian Gruber of Barrel 42, (Quady North brand) Vineyards: All of the fruit for this Pinot Noir came from our Wadensvile, Dijon and Pommard Blocks. Winemaking: This Pinot noir wine was made utilizing approximately 25% new French oak barrels and the rest into 1, 2, and 3 year old French oak barrels where it underwent secondary fermentation. The wine was barrel aged for a year. Tasting Notes: This wine has lovely aromas of cherry, plum jam, leather and loamy earth. On the palate, it shows notes of cherry, cherry jam, dark plums and peppery spices. This wine shows bright fruit upfront, a nice tannic backbone, and a long, mouthwatering cherry and spice finish. Bottling Data: 13.65% Alcohol. Harvest Data (averages): 24.4 Brix Bottled in August 2016. Harvest date: 9-12-16 Soil: pollard loamy with red fractured rock and gravely loamy Clone: Dijon, Wadensvil, and Pommard Fermentation tanks: Combination of 2 tons-stainless steel tanks, and 1.5 ton bins Native yeast Final Ph: 3.57, TA-6.0, R.S.-0-dry, picking brix-24.4-24.8 three picks Elevage: 11 months in 18% new French oak, 18%-1 fill French oak, and 64% older French oak Barrel Program 1 Remond 60 gallon Nievre MLT 2X Remond 60 gallon Allier MLT 1x Mercurey 60 gallon CLL+ 1x Meyrieux 92 gallon Blonde Five 60 gallon once filled oak barrels (Nievre, Allier, Mercurey) One 92 gallon once filled oak barrels (Meyrieux) Four 60 gallon 2-3x filled oak barrels (Nievre, Mercurey) One 92 gallon 2-3x filled oak barrels (Meyrieux) Fifteen 60 gallon neutral oak barrels

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Vintage: 2015
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Region/AVA: Illinois Valley
ABV: 13.65%%
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Country Of Origin: United States
Bottle Size: 750
Bottles Per Case: 12
Closure Type: Cork
Scores: Double Gold Medal: 2017 S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition, 90 pts: Wine Enthusiast (Dec edition)

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