Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir 2014


SKU 09439


True to its growing season, our 2014 Dundee Hills is a medium-deep garnet color, with a dark core. On the nose, the wine is refined, with clear notes of spice, rose, black cherry, plum, and sweet red fruits, all wrapped in an earthiness that lends a surprising rustic touch. On the palate, the aromatics follow through with layered spice, white pepper, dark cherry and black berry, framed by youthful tannins. The finish is long and the texture has real depth. I expect the wine to age for 10-12 years or more.
Category Red Wine
Country United States
Region Oregon
Brand Domaine Drouhin
  • js94

James Suckling"There's a focus and precision to this pinot with refined tannins and beautiful fruit. A medium to full body characterised a firm, polished and tight center palate of fruit and tannins. "-JS

  • we92

Wine Enthusiast"Rich and textural, this gloriously mixes raspberries, cherries, baking spices, cola, cocoa and coconut components, all woven together seamlessly. It's forward and juicy, yet built for medium-term aging. Drink now through 2026."-WE

Paul Gregutt, August 1, 2016
  • was91

Wine & Spirits"There's a wonderful purity of flavor in this vintage of Domaine Drouhin's flagship wine, with beguiling scents of earth and juicy plum. With air the wine becomes darker, more weighty and complex, with demonstrative tannins that need food, like a bavette steak."-W&S

  • v91

Vinous"Brilliant ruby-red. Ripe red berry and rose oil scents pick up notes of cola and allspice as the wine opens up. Fleshy and seamless on the palate, offering bitter cherry and black raspberry flavors enlivened by a spicy element that builds with air. The floral note comes back steadily on the gently tannic finish, which lingers with very good tenacity. Here's another entry-level 2014 that performs well above its station."-AG

  • ws90

Wine Spectator Lithe, focused and expressive under a blanket of fine tannins, offering raspberry, cherry and blueberry notes that persist into an elegant, savory finish, this has presence and length. Better than previously reviewed. Best after 2018. 15,682 cases made.

Harvey Steiman, 2017