This wine is a true representation of the northern Willamette valley with eight Pinot sites in this bottling, from south of Salem to north Yamhill County. The wine has a beautiful balance of raspberry fruit profile with warm spice, black tea and a delicate cocoa. The fruit on the palate is juicy but if you lean in there is a quiet brooding character to this wine that still has a lot yet to give. The Acid holds the fruit in check and the tannins keep the gentle momentum into a long finish.
This is small, handcrafted wine making at its best. The duo behind Big Table Farm are winemaker Brian Marcy and artist/farmer Clare Carver. The farm and winery are named after their goal to provide a gracious and welcoming table for themselves and friends, with a cornucopia of hand-crafted food and wine. Over time, they have developed this land into a working farm and winery.
97 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "A wine that’s going to rival or surpass the 2015, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée shows the quality of this awesome vintage with its deep, powerful, concentrated style. I find a certain 2010-like purity in this...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.
99 POINTS, Antonio Galloni, Vinous. "The 2016 Le Pergole Torte is magnificent, just as it was last year. Rich, dense and explosive, with stunning depth and texture, the 2016 possesses off the charts intensity while remaining light on its feet for...