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Cristom 'Eileen Vineyards' Pinot Noir 2009
Stephen Tanzer 93
"Vivid ruby-red. Sexy aromas and flavors of red berry preserves, Asian spices and rose oil, with a hint of cola in the background. Darker fruits come up with air and add depth and power to this intensely flavored pinot. Shows impressive energy and length on the finish, which features sweet cherry compote and black raspberry qualities."

"The Eileen Vineyard is the northern-most vineyard in the Cristom plot. The 12 acres are ... read more
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Size:750mL (wine)
Closure:Cork
Store Item ID:#11195
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Stephen Tanzer 93
"Vivid ruby-red. Sexy aromas and flavors of red berry preserves, Asian spices and rose oil, with a hint of cola in the background. Darker fruits come up with air and add depth and power to this intensely flavored pinot. Shows impressive energy and length on the finish, which features sweet cherry compote and black raspberry qualities."

"The Eileen Vineyard is the northern-most vineyard in the Cristom plot. The 12 acres are planted with 4 different Pinot Noir clones including the pommard clone. At 550 - 700 feet above sea level, it provides an ideal climate and growing conditions for the fruit. The vines were planted in 1997 and provide a fresh, young, juicy but restrained wine. " ~ Winery notes
About Cristom
Cristom Vineyards

It was the promise of great wines that first drew Paul and Eileen Gerrie, owners of Cristom Vineyards, to Oregon. They conceived of a place where the succulent Pinot Noir grape could achieve its fullest expression – complex, hand crafted wines that are bold yet balanced: both powerful and elegant. Their wines evolve as they age, revealing ever grater richness and complexity with time. The abundance of soils and slopes in the hills of Oregon defined the Gerrie's vision of world class Pinot Noir. The warm winds of summer held the promise of rich Chardonnay, the cool sunny autumn yielded tart Pinot Gris. Since the inaugural vintage in 1992, the Gerries, along with winemaker Steve Doerner, have been producing wines that are considered the benchmark in Oregon and have made Cristom, named after their children, Christine and Tom, a veritable household name.

Farming Practice: Practicing Organic
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