This is Maison Louis Jadot's first project in Oregon. This signature estate Pinot Noir is a pure expression of the dry-farmed Résonance Vineyard, planted on un-grafted rootstock in 1981. These Pinot Noir grapes were handpicked just steps from the Winery and hand-sorted upon arrival. During elevage, the juice is controlled with a light touch honed over 170 years of winemaking in Burgundy, boosting each vintage to achieve its most natural elegance and complexity. Résonance Vineyard Pinot Noir unveils the immense character, the “somewhereness” of this original site, within the Yamhill-Carlton AVA.

93 Points
Wine Enthusiast
2018 vintage
94 Points
Wine Advocate
2018 vintage
Harvest Note
2018 is an exceptional vintage with harmonious wines! Following a cold winter, the beginning of Spring was rainy, particularly the month of April. From May the growing season was ideal, sunny and dry, without rain. The bloom was accomplished with perfect weather conditions. July and August were some of the warmest and driest on record, but without the heat spikes of 2016 and 2017. At the beginning of September, the vines were really stressed. But from mid-September, two weeks of cool nights, following a few days of rain, helped the end of the maturation and allowed grapes to develop a complex aromatic profile and to retain a nice acidity.
Tasting Note
The wine reveals a bright and pronounced garnet color, and a complex nose of black cherry, blueberry, raspberry, mind, violet flower, and noble essences of wood. On the palate, the wine shows a beautiful structure, a powerful energy, a perfect harmony worthy of the greatest. The delicate aftertaste, on mineral notes, promises a great longevity.
Food Pairing
Pairs well with grilled or roasted red meats, game and poultry.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir
APPELLATION: Yamhill-Carlton AVA
PH: 3.73
ACIDITY: 4.8 g/l
ABV: 13.8%
AGING: 17 months in French oak barrels, 30% new
Unique Selling Points
  • First vineyard purchased by Jadot outside of France since 1826
  • Certified organic, dry-farmed vineyard with original rootstock
  • Made by famed winemaker, Jacques Lardière and Guillaume Large

About the Grape

Pinot Noir
In France, makes a silky, deceptively powerful wine of elegant, complex aromas and subtle, red fruit flavors, with earthy, floral, mushroom and mineral notes. In California, shows ripe, sweet characters.
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