14 months, 100% French Oak
2010 Stepping Stone Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Aromas of fresh raspberries, slight cranberry, wild cherry, vanilla, slight leather and earth. The palate echoes the bright and juicy raspberry, pomegranate granita, white pepper, citrus, and fruit leather with soft, supple tannins.
AVAs: 45% Yamhill-Carlton, 33% Eola-Amity,15% Chehalem Mountain, 5% McMinnville, 1% Ribbon Ridge, 1% Dundee Hills
Aged in 100% French Oak of which 35 % was new for 13 months and was bottled in June 2012. 137 cases produced.
Cornerstone Oregon is an expression of the passion of Cornerstone Cellars' Craig Camp for cool climate pinot noir and chardonnay. Our Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is elegant, fresh and designed for drinking young and cool to show its charming personality. As with all Cornerstone Oregon wines, it is grown, produced and bottled in Oregon. The painting "Color of Life" is by Oregon artist Janet Ekholm.