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Grounded Wine Company Landform Pinot Noir 2018
SKU: 09989

Grounded Wine Company Landform Pinot Noir 2018

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750ml
$29.99
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$19.77

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Brand Grounded Wine Company
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Through brilliant medium ruby color, the 2018 Landform Pinot Noir is a wine with a very expressive personality. Leading with compelling aromas of freshly-crushed cherry, strawberry, and raspberry. On the palate, the wine is refreshing, with a structure that is surprisingly full-bodied and seamless from start to finish. There is just enough texture to provide a sense of vibrant energy, which culminates in a lively crescendo highlighted by fresh cherry and strawberry flavors.
Wine Enthusiast
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From Josh Phelps, this new Oregon extension of his Grounded Wine Company portfolio brings ripe blackberry and black cherry fruit, grounded (dare I say) in a pleasing earthy quality. Some 20% was whole-cluster fermented, which adds texture and some green-tea flavors to the tannins, without becoming too herbal. Off to a good start!

Paul Gregutt, July 1, 2020
Wine Advocate
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This is the first Oregon Pinot Noir from Grounded Wine Co. This comes from four organically farmed vineyards and was made using 20% whole cluster, without new oak. Pale to medium ruby-purple, the 2018 Pinot Noir Landform opens with fresh aromas of gravel dust and crunchy red fruits-fresh strawberries, Bing cherries, pomegranate and crushed raspberries-with accents of orange peel, peppercorn and tobacco leaves. The palate is light to medium-bodied, bright, fresh and delightfully crunchy-very Beaujolais-esque-with a pleasant frame of chalky tannins and juicy freshness on the long, berry-laced finish. This is dangerously easy to drink and well crafted. Winemaker Josh Phelps says, "There aren't a lot of wines at this price point, especially wines made without additives."

Erin Brooks, April 23, 2020
Wine Spectator
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Well-knit and compelling, with snappy cherry and orange-tinged tea flavors. Drink now through 2024. 2,300 cases made.

Tim Fish, September 30, 2020