Beaux Frères

Gran Moraine Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir

9.216 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Yamhill-Carlton, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.1

Lean fruits, raspberries, cherry cola, very Burgundian, dark red florals, soft minerals, brilliant acidity, very elegant and consistent start to finish.

Lean fruits, raspberries, cherry cola, very Burgundian, dark red florals, soft minerals, brilliant acidity, very elegant and consistent start to finish.

Oct 1st, 2016
Matt Peppes

Great single vineyard, full of flavor and consistent throughout!

Great single vineyard, full of flavor and consistent throughout!

Dec 28th, 2016
Sean Smith

Another excellent single vineyard Pinot from Beaux Freres. Amazing consistency between all the different examples we sampled.

Another excellent single vineyard Pinot from Beaux Freres. Amazing consistency between all the different examples we sampled.

Sep 4th, 2016
Chris Langstaff

Deep tannins, spice, leather?, oak, deep structure, great linger. Bold Beaux Freres.

Deep tannins, spice, leather?, oak, deep structure, great linger. Bold Beaux Freres.

Jan 16th, 2016
Cynthia Langstaff

Bouquet: cedar & fruity; flavor: well balanced fruit, tannin, wood

Bouquet: cedar & fruity; flavor: well balanced fruit, tannin, wood

Jan 15th, 2016
David Langstaff

Oaked nose. Great balance. More muscular than other BF. Great with roasts.

Oaked nose. Great balance. More muscular than other BF. Great with roasts.

Jan 15th, 2016
Justin Brilman

Young now but exhibiting wonderful fruit and balance. Ripe cherry, berry and spice fill the mouth with a nice lingering finish. Stood out among all that we tasted here.

Young now but exhibiting wonderful fruit and balance. Ripe cherry, berry and spice fill the mouth with a nice lingering finish. Stood out among all that we tasted here.

Sep 13th, 2015
Justin Brilman

Not scoring this one. Corked.

Not scoring this one. Corked.

May 12th, 2016
Kurt-Inge Eklund

Kurt-Inge had this a year ago

Kurt-Inge had this a year ago

Oct 16th, 2020
Yianni Stoner

Yianni had this 5 years ago

Yianni had this 5 years ago

Jul 1st, 2016