The Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from Résonance is sourced from both estate vineyards (Résonance and Découverte Vineyards) and top vineyards in the Willamette Valley. The wine showcases the absolute best of the Willamette Valley, and elegantly blends Maison Louis Jadot’s winemaking with the Willamette Valley’s signature terroir.

95 Points
Sommelier Journal
2017 vintage
93 Points
jamessuckling.com
2016 vintage
Harvest Note
The beginning of 2019 was wet but warm. May and June were warmer than average, giving great weather conditions for the bloom in early June. Then the summer showed moderately cool conditions, with higher humidity. After a warm and dry August, and veraison on the middle of the month, a rapid cool down with significant precipitations in September slowed down the maturation. Juggling between rainfalls, we harvested our Pinot Noir grapes from September 19th to October 2nd. Requiring a meticulous sorting, followed by a precise destemming, the grapes had a good and dynamic fermentation, revealing an elegant structure with delicate aromas.
Tasting Note
Expressive nose of strawberry, cherry, rose, orange peel, liquorice. Elegant palate, nice harmony with a bright acidity and a lot of fruity notes.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir
APPELLATION: Willamette Valley, OR
PH: 3.64
ABV: 13.5%
AGING: 15 months in French oak barrels, 30% new
Unique Selling Points
  • Sourced from estate vineyards and top vineyards in the Willamette Valley
  • Receives 15 months oak aging in French Oak, 30% new
  • Impresses upon immediate release and after patient cellaring

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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