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Maison Roy Petite Incline 2016

ID No: 445865
Our Price: $48.00 $34.00
 $34.00 
 Wine Spectator: 93
Country:United States
Region:Oregon
Winery:Roy et Fils
Grape Type:Pinot Noir
Organic:Yes
Vintage:2016
Bottle Size:750 ml
Product Description

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The Maison Roy & Fils Petite Incline is not as “petite” as in the previous vintage. It shows the warm season and is all about ripe, opulent black and blue fruit aromatically. The palate has great volume and structure with enough tannin to age for 10 years.

Review:


Graceful and refined, with polished and complex raspberry, fresh violet and orange peel flavors that build tension toward supple tannins. Drink now through 2026. From Oregon. - Tim FISH"   - Wine Specator (September 2019), 93 pts

Winery: Roy et Fils

Domaine Roy et Fils began in 2012 with Marc-André Roy and Jared Etzel who continue in their father’s footsteps (partners of Beaux Freres Winery, established in 1991). Over 20 years later, the two families have kept the same focus of producing top quality wine through meticulous and almost obsessive work in the estate vineyards.

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