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Aubichon Willamette Valley Pinot noir 2012


$35.95 Regular

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2008 Vintage Tasting Notes

Dark and savory from start to finish, Aubichon 08 shows the black side of cherries and raspberries. A deft kiss of oak, juicy acidity and the 2008 vintage's subtle grip accentuate the almost lavish fruit, finding everything in its place. Highly recommended and a selection for our Oregon Reserve Pinot Noir Wine Club. - Marcus

About 350 cases are made by this off-shoot of Le Cadeau.

Aubichon is a partnership that grew from Le Cadeau Winery. Winemaker Jim Sanders, who made our favorite 2007 Le Cadeau Pinot - Equinoxe - partners with the Mortimers (Le Cadeau). Sanders learned his winemaking from Mike Etzel at Beaux Freres.

32% Left Coast (Eola Hills AVA)
28% Eastburn (Chehalem AVA)
21% Le Cadeau (Chehalem AVA)
14% Blakeslee (Chehalem AVA)
5% Vista Hills (Dundee Hills AVA)
Clones are Pommard, Wadenswil, Dijon 114, 115, 667, 777

The Aubichon formula is straight-forward and proven: Exceptional fruit sources; meticulous farming and viticulture; small-lot, hand-crafted wine production— with every detail managed “hands-on” by experienced people that love making great wine. - the winery

Tom and Deb Mortimer also own Le Cadeau Vineyard and winery. They make three Pinot noirs, one each from three different winemakers. Jim is on of those winemakers.

Jim Sanders learned his winemaking from Mike Etzel at Beaux Freres. Jim and his wife Kristin rented a house from Mike on the BF property. That provided an opportunity to learn Mike’s approach to winemaking over a 6 or 7-year period. The winery says: “Jim is meticulous in every detail of his winemaking, and takes a non-interventionist approach letting the vintage speak clearly through the wine.”

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