' Methven Family Vineyards - 2015 House Block Pinot Noir

2015 House Block Pinot Noir

2015 House Block Pinot Noir

Featuring the 667 clone of Pinot Noir, grown adjacent to Jill and Allen Methven's house, House Block is a decadent and mouth filling earthy Pinot Noir, featuring ripe black cherries, vanilla, and a super smooth finish. The perfect wine for an evening with special friends.

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Tasting Notes

Cherries, dark fruit; aromatic with some weight and depth to it, some tannins

Vineyard Designation

Methven Family Vineyards

Vineyard Notes

Located in the heart of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA and situated at just 450 feet in elevation, Methven Family vineyards is home to 5 varietals planted amongst 31 acres of vines. These varietals include Pinot Noir, Gamay, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris. A majority of this vineyard's soil is comprised of volcanic basalt and marine sediment, but in just one block of the vineyard, you can find Jory soil, located on a hillside next to the Estate Villa.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2015
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Pinot Noir
Varietal Composition 100% 667
Appellation Eola-Amity Hills
Harvest Date October 2015
Barrel Aging 18 Months
Fermentation Destemmed, 100% French Oak Barrels (85-70% Neutral Oak, 15-30% New Oak)
Alcohol % 13
Size 750 ml