The Abbey Oaks Vineyard is set on marine sedimentary soils in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA. This outstanding Pinot Noir was aged for seventeen months in 55% new French oak prior to bottling. On the nose this brings out ripe red and dark fruits that mingle with the earthy undertones in the glass. The palate shows wonderful weight and astringency with an exceedingly long, mineral and dark fruit driven finish. Exceedingly appealing now, this fantastic Pinot Noir should continue to cellar well over the next decade or more.