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Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir

Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir

Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir

Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir

The Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir is a bright and vibrant wine, showcasing dark cherry and red plum flavors that harmoniously blend with savory herb and spicy notes. This Pinot Noir leads to a juicy, succulent, and mouthwatering finish, marked by its long, spicy, and complex characteristics. There’s a reason this is called “Paradise”.

Tasting Notes

On the Nose: Dark cherry and red plum aromas, complemented by savory herb and spicy notes, create an inviting and intriguing bouquet.

On the Palate: Plums, ripe strawberries, vanilla, and oak spices combine to offer a delightfully smooth and well-balanced flavor profile.

Pairing Suggestions

The Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir is a versatile choice for various dishes. Enjoy it with light meat dishes like roasted chicken, duck, or pork, as well as fatty fish like salmon or tuna. This wine also pairs exceptionally well with mushroom-based dishes, filet mignon, soft cheeses, and light pastas.

Closing Notes

Utopia Vineyard and Winery continues to impress as a family-owned gem, specializing in small-lot, handcrafted Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines from Oregon’s Ribbon Ridge AVA. With consistent quality across different vintages, Utopia is a must-visit destination in the Northern Willamette Valley. The Paradise Pinot Noir is a must-have wine for any cellar, offering a smooth and enjoyable experience that will leave you exclaiming, “OMG!”. This wine made my “Memorable Wines” list.

Structure Breakdown Utopia 2017 Paradise Pinot Noir

* Acidity: Medium-high

* Body: Medium

* Tannins: Subtle

* Region: Ribbon Ridge AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon

* Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir

* ABV: 14.1%

 Vino-Rater Score: 95

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MEMORABLE 
95 – 100 Points: Memorable and world-class, these wines leave you in awe from the very first sip.

OUTSTANDING
90-94 Points: Outstanding and enticing, these wines invite you to savor every glass.

EXCELLENT BUT…
85-89 points: Wines that are good but missing something.

AVERAGE
80-84 points: Average wines that leave room for improvement in today’s competitive market.

BELOW AVERAGE
75-79: Life’s too short

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