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The well-flavored 2015 Arterberry Maresh, Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills


The 2015 Arterberry Maresh, Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills reflects long family roots in Oregon winemaking.  It is not what I would call modern, being pure in fruit with ethereal flavors made even more engaging by a surprisingly oily body and mineral end.  It is a steal at $25 per bottle and remains confirmation of Dick Erath’s opinion that Pinot Noir would grow well here.  It is advice the Maresh family accepted when they planted their vineyard in 1970.  Grab what you can at MacArthur Beverages.

2015 Arterberry Maresh, Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills – $25
Alcohol 14%.  A good Pinot nose.  Ripe flavors of strawberry are lifted and ethereal, existing around a core of firmer, cherry flavor.  There is watering acidity throughout and a touch of structure at the end to support a bit more development.  With air, this mouth filling wine takes on an oily body, mineral end, and hint of baking spices.  It is well-flavored, pure, and enjoyable right now.  ***(*) Now – 2025.

  1. Darryl
    September 6, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    How many years do you think until peak drinking window?

    • September 6, 2018 at 8:40 pm

      It’s enjoyable now but should peak in two years.

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