Soter Vineyards

Mineral Springs Ranch Pinot Noir

9.2284 ratings
9.172 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
Matt Sterr

Gushers.

Gushers.

Sep 20th, 2017
Scott Wren

2011. Almost French. Except for the candy thing.

2011. Almost French. Except for the candy thing.

1 person found it helpfulDec 2nd, 2018
Tobin Trevarthen

Dense plum, effervescent texture. Not a standard Pinot profile.

Dense plum, effervescent texture. Not a standard Pinot profile.

Mar 18th, 2017
Will Burkholder

Owner Fine Wine Dump

9.0

Rich and more rounded than I expected...

Rich and more rounded than I expected...

Mar 6th, 2017
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

9.6

This 2011 is about as sexy as the New World gets.

This 2011 is about as sexy as the New World gets.

Feb 10th, 2017
Eric Urbani

Perfect amount of fruit - paired with the Soter Brut rosé - fabulous.

Perfect amount of fruit - paired with the Soter Brut rosé - fabulous.

Jan 1st, 2017
Julia Burke

Bubbles with my Betsy.

Bubbles with my Betsy.

Jun 27th, 2016
April Yap-Hennig

Wine writer SacredDrop.com

9.2

Beautiful 2008 vintage of #PinotNoir with dark berries, leather, touch of currants and vanilla custard. @Soter Vineyards #orwine

Beautiful 2008 vintage of #PinotNoir with dark berries, leather, touch of currants and vanilla custard. @Soter Vineyards #orwine

Apr 6th, 2016
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.0

Nice cherry fruit. Surprisingly dark.

Nice cherry fruit. Surprisingly dark.

Mar 23rd, 2016
Christine Havens

Soter's 2012 Mineral Springs 'White Label' Pinot Noir has a rather unique story in that it is crafted from an unidentified "heirloom" clone. Who cares what the clone is, the results are spectacular. The perfect combination of concentration and finesse, the nose is a romp through a damp and earthy forest glen, fields of lavender, and then to the market, to find juicy blackberries and blueberries at their peak. Equally lush, almost brooding on the palate, with underlying layers of minerality and spice. Pinot reserved for the white label is aged 12 months on 50% new French oak, with 30 days extended maceration and minimal racking. 14.0% ABV

Soter's 2012 Mineral Springs 'White Label' Pinot Noir has a rather unique story in that it is crafted from an unidentified "heirloom" clone. Who cares what the clone is, the results are spectacular. The perfect combination of concentration and finesse, the nose is a romp through a damp and earthy forest glen, fields of lavender, and then to the market, to find juicy blackberries and blueberries at their peak. Equally lush, almost brooding on the palate, with underlying layers of minerality and spice. Pinot reserved for the white label is aged 12 months on 50% new French oak, with 30 days extended maceration and minimal racking. 14.0% ABV

Dec 17th, 2015