Red

2008 Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir Laurène

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > Oregon
  • > Willamette Valley
  • > Dundee Hills
Drink between 2014 - 2019
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Community Tasting Notes 34

  • jmcafee Likes this wine:

    July 19, 2015 - Burgundian style DDO PN, consistent with many other vintages. Classic PN nose. Perfectly balanced with medium-light body, very bright cherry on the palate, silky tannins, and medium long finish. As this ages -- and it will do so elegantly -- the overall cast of flavors will become more subdued. Drink now, or sample over the next 5 years.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • jdinkin1 wrote: (94 points)

    April 15, 2015 - Delicious. Could go couple more years but drinking great now

  • Slics Likes this wine:

    March 19, 2015 - Lovely nose of dark cherry, plum and sweet oak, medium bodied and well balanced. Quite enjoyable. Very Cote de Nuits.

  • pinothoarder wrote:

    February 16, 2015 - Popped-n-poured and drank over 6 hours. Didn’t rate this since I feel like it is a little closed down now; much like its geographic cousin, the 2008 White Rose, Whole Cluster. It’s currently drinking at about a 89, but my gut feeling is that it will probably rebound into something closer to a 94 point, near “classic” PN in a few years. Black berry fruit and cinnamon baking spices on the nose which is consistent with the area. Rich, fuller-bodied style that is sure to stand up to some additional time in the cellar. Hold at least until 2017.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Racer117 Likes this wine: (91 points)

    December 16, 2014 - Who knew that Willamette Valley was geographically centered between Sonoma Coast and Burgundy??!!

    This had red ripe fruits ala Sonoma/RRV Pinot Noir but it opened with an exotic perfumed note I've only run across in a Burgundian Pinot. Medium bodied, satisfying, and bold. I like this wine. Dangerously easy drinking.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Drouhin Oregon
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Laurène
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Oregon
  • SubRegion Willamette Valley
  • Appellation Dundee Hills
  • UPC Code 012086880414

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 8 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1650 (74%)
  • Consumed 579 (26%)

Food Pairing

brie, Good Company (Kurt Carlson)

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  30 votes