Domaine Drouhin Lauréne Pinot Noir 2014 - Vicker's Liquors

Domaine Drouhin Lauréne Pinot Noir 2014

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Domaine Drouhin Lauréne Pinot Noir 2014
$69.99

SKU 3982

750ml

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The 2012 Laurène has a lovely, intense, bright ruby color. On the nose, the wine is a vibrant mix of red and black berries, red and black cherries, fresh spice and wild herbs. There is a delicate touch of oak, which integrates nicely. On the palate, the 2012 Laurène is rich, complex and layered, with excellent structure and a beautiful long finish. There is no question that it is a powerful vintage, but there is focus and a sense of refinement. Overall, I think this Laurène has the energy and definition to age easily for 10 to 15 years.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Brand Domaine Drouhin
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Wine AdvocatePale to medium ruby-purple, the 2014 Pinot Noir Laurene offers a very fragrant nose of exotic spices-anise, cardamom and fenugreek-over a core of pomegranate, rhubarb, Bing cherries, fertile loam and truffles. Medium-bodied with a taut, fine structure of fine tannins and refreshing acid, the fruit has plenty of earth and red berry layers that linger with great persistence.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, August 31, 2017
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Wine SpectatorWell-built and offering a precise and complex core, plus raspberry, black tea and spice box accents that finish with refined tannins. Drink now through 2022. 2,892 cases made.

Tim Fish, February 28, 2018