2016 Domaine Drouhin Oregon Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Laurene
Pinot Noir - 375ML
  • JS 97
  • VN 94
  • WE 93
  • WA 92
  • WS 92

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JS 97
jamessuckling.com, November 2018
There’s a savory stance here that sets it apart from the regular Dundee Hills bottling. Earthy and spicy forest-wood aromas sit across ripe red cherries and fresh red flowers. The palate has a long, smooth and elegant... expand There’s a savory stance here that sets it apart from the regular Dundee Hills bottling. Earthy and spicy forest-wood aromas sit across ripe red cherries and fresh red flowers. The palate has a long, smooth and elegant core of red cherries. Very svelte and composed. This is beautifully regal pinot. Drink or hold. collapse
VN 94
Vinous, June 2019
Deep, glistening red. Vibrant black raspberry, cherry liqueur and rose oil scents, along with hints of dusty minerals, mocha and baking spices. Juicy, seamless and energetic on the palate, offering appealingly sweet dark... expand Deep, glistening red. Vibrant black raspberry, cherry liqueur and rose oil scents, along with hints of dusty minerals, mocha and baking spices. Juicy, seamless and energetic on the palate, offering appealingly sweet dark berry and floral pastille flavors that fan out steadily and turn spicier with air. Smooth, even tannins lend shape to the impressively persistent finish, which shows strong, floral- and spice-driven tenacity. -- Josh Raynolds collapse
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, July 2019
This is a smoky, silky wine loaded with ripe and juicy blackberry fruit. The percentage of new oak is not disclosed, but there's just the right amount of barrel toast evident in the nose and the flavor. Lovely already... expand This is a smoky, silky wine loaded with ripe and juicy blackberry fruit. The percentage of new oak is not disclosed, but there's just the right amount of barrel toast evident in the nose and the flavor. Lovely already, this should age nicely over the next decade. PAUL GREGUTT collapse
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2018
(92+ points) The 2016 Pinot Noir Laurene is pale to medium ruby-purple with aromas of Earl Grey tea leaves and orange peel over a core of black cherries, black licorice and potpourri. Light to medium-bodied, it fills the... expand (92+ points) The 2016 Pinot Noir Laurene is pale to medium ruby-purple with aromas of Earl Grey tea leaves and orange peel over a core of black cherries, black licorice and potpourri. Light to medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with fresh black fruits and spicy suggestions, framed by very fine, grainy tannins and packed with juicy acidity, finishing long with warm black fruit. 2,786 cases produced.- EB collapse
WS 92
Wine Spectator, October 2019
Vibrant and sleekly complex, with layered raspberry and cherry flavors, accented by orange-tinged tea, bay leaf and spice notes that build tension toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2025. 2,883 cases made. — TF
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region Oregon
Sub-region Willamette Valley
Vintage 2016
Size 375ML
Percent alcohol 14.1%
Closure Cork