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Firesteed Pinot Noir

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Firesteed Pinot Noir
£22.99
Lively and expressive, this wine's aromas of raspberry, cinnamon, blueberry and flavours of cocoa powder and Rainier cherry encourage a second sip before flowing into the soft, lingering finish.


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Firesteed aims to produce wines that are true to type with a forward and accessible character, offering great value for money. The estate owns 121 hectares of vineyard in the Willamette Valley of Oregon and buy the remainder of the grapes they need from growers with whom they have long term contracts. Established in 1992, the change from 'virtual' to 'physical' came in 2003 for Firesteed when Howard Rossbach bought the Flynn winery in Oregon, allowing the brand to evolve from the virtual winery it had been since its inception to something more tangible. The estate is now one of the leading wineries in Oregon, particularly renowned for its complex Pinot Noirs.

Vineyards
The grapes were sourced from a number of regions in Oregon including the Willamette, Umpqua, Rogue and Walla Walla Valleys.

Vinification
The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks with selected yeasts propagated from cellars in Burgundy, pressed during the last days of fermentation and racked as soon as the wine finished malolactic fermentation. A small amount of barrel-aged wine was included in the blend to round out the flavours and enhance complexity.

Tasting Notes
Lively and expressive, this wine's aromas of raspberry, cinnamon, blueberry and flavours of cocoa powder and Rainier cherry encourage a second sip before flowing into the soft, lingering finish.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Firesteed Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region Willamette Valley
ABV% 13%
Vintage 2014
Grape Variety 100% Pinot Noir
Size 750ml
Dietary Information No
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