Review: Lavinea Nysa Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015

A complex, concentrated Pinot by a winery that specializes in single vineyard site bottlings.
Lavinea Nysa Vineyard Pinot Noir
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Reviewed on 06-28-2018
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Rating B+
Style Red
Variety
Vintage 2015
Appellation
Willamette Valley
Oregon
USA
ABV 14.1%
Price $57.00 Buy This Wine

Perfect For

Long-Term Aging, Special Occasion Splurges, Winning Over the Boss

Drink If You Like

Pinot Noir

The Full Review

Lavinea is an up-and-coming wine producer focusing on single vineyard site bottlings. This Pinot has a medium, slightly tawny color, and aromas and flavors of cherries, tar, and an herb sachet. The texture is concentrated, showcasing clean fruit and minerals. The finish is long and clean as a whistle. Overall, the character of the wine is friendly but buttoned up. If you like clean, nuanced Pinots that also have a bigger texture, you’ll love this wine. It’s showing well now but will improve with cellaring.