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Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir Laurene 6/750 2016

Oregon is one of the world’s three top regions for producing Pinot Noir. The others are New Zealand and, of course, Burgundy. The cool climate in the Williamette Valley allows Pinot Noir to mature slowly and the poor soils on hill sides above a few hundred feet reduces their vigor creating delicacy and complexity in the wines. Universally Pinot Noirs share a taste profile that is dried roses, spring deciduous leaf, tea leaves and often a sweet earthiness in the nose; the flavours are from a motley palette including cherries of most any hue, sometimes truffle, gaminess and a wonderful comforting earthiness. The wines of Oregon distinguish themselves with a lovely sweet fruitiness and a silken texture.

Food Pairings

Roasted birds are a preternatural match but Pinot Noir goes with any number of dishes ranging from those incorporating wild game and foraged mushrooms to veal stews or grilled fleshy fish. For a classic cheese pairing hunt down some Epoisse...

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Total Wine & More - Bloomington
Bloomington
952-835-6063

Total Wine & More - Burnsville
Burnsville
952-835-6063

Total Wine & More - Chanhassen
Chanhassen
952-934-6484

Total Wine & More - Maple Grove
Maple Grove
763-488-3300

South Lyndale Liquor
Minneapolis
612-827-5811

France 44
Minneapolis
612-925-3252

Falls Liquor
Minneapolis
612-729-5498

Haskell's - Minnetonka
Minnetonka
952-544-4456

99 Bottles
Moorhead
218-284-0099

Total Wine & More - Roseville
Roseville
301-795-1000

Total Wine & More - Woodbury
Woodbury
301-795-1000

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