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2012 Farmlands Pinot Noir

ITEM 8230401 - Purchased from importer/distributor.

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I8274356 1 $18 Jun 14, 2022
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WineBid Tasting Team

Vibrant ruby with a garnet core, expresses black cherry cola, red plums, and dry underbrush on the nose. The palate…shows some nice complexity and depth. It’s biodynamic.



Farmlands is a second label produced by Johan Vineyards in the Willamette Valley. The wines are made from 100% estate-grown grapes and Johan Vineyards is certified as a biodynamic estate. Farmlands produces a White Table Wine, a blend of Chardonnay, Gruner Veltliner, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, and a Pinot Noir.


United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley AVA was established in 1983, and it is the oldest appellation in Oregon. Oregon’s modern wine industry began in the Willamette Valley in the 1960s when artists, vagabond winemakers, and U.C. Davis oenology graduates looking for new territory started their own, small, off-the-grid wineries. The appellation is the state’s largest, and it extends 175 miles from Columbia River on the Washington/Oregon border to just south of Eugene, near central Oregon. The Willamette River runs through the area, helping to give the appellation a mild year-round climate. There are six smaller sub-appellations within this AVA, but altogether the Willamette Valley has the largest concentration of wineries in Oregon, as well as the majority of the state’s most famous producers. Pinot Noir is king here, followed by Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling. To most admirers of Oregon Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley offers the most distinctive wine choices in the state.


Red Wine, Pinot Noir

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.


2012 Farmlands Pinot Noir

100% Estate grown and Biodynamic certified.