Colene Clemens Margo Pinot Noir 2015
Margo, named after Colene's great granddaughter, is comprised of selected vineyard blocks and barrels from the Clemens estate. Lifted and high toned with great vitality and focus, fresh red and dark red fruit mingle on the nose. Supple, refined, and structured, dark cherry and savory notes are the highlight of this transparent, concentrated Pinot Noir. Consume this gem now or over the next six to eight years.
Long-time Pinot Noir lovers and Oregon natives, Joe & Vicki Stark, own Colene Clemens Vineyards and Winery It is their goal to do everything possible to make the very best Pinot Noir that they can. No compromise has been made in vineyard preparation, farming practices and wine making. Winemaker and vineyard manager Steve Goff has utilized the most diligent, time-tested and non-invasive protocols in both the vineyard and winery to further this goal. After working six vintages at Beaux Frères as the assistant winemaker, Steve joined Joe and Vicki in 2008.
|Region||United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley|
Wine SpectatorRefined and well-structured, with expressive cherry, stony mineral and black tea flavors that build toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2024.
Wine AdvocateThe 2015 Pinot Noir Margo is pale to medium ruby-purple with shaved cinnamon and dried leaves aromas over bright red cherry and cranberry fruit. Medium-bodied, it gives red and black berries and licorice flavors in the mouth with a light frame of grainy tannins, finishing long and spicy.