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Argyle Pinot Noir Reserve 750ml

Argyle Pinot Noir Reserve 750ml 28959

$68.93 price per bottle

How can this wine be so Big yet exhibit so much complexity and generosity? Aromas of wild black fruits like our dried Himilayan blackberries predominate but are also complex by ample portions chocolate covered cherries and rare spices, forest soil, toasted grain, and sweet floral essences. The flavor is ripe, silky black raspberry and earthy. Trademark silky and sweet impressions help mask the firm, ample tannins. Fruit flavors dominate the long, fresh finish, with a touch of toasted oak and cedar essences framing the fruit.

Review
Wine Spectator rating 91 points: "Bright and juicy,with pretty black cherry and currant flavors on a supple frame, finishing with an edge of exotic spices. Nicely done all around. Drink now through 2008. 1,879 cases made. (HS)"

Wine maker notes
How can this wine be so Big yet exhibit so much complexity and generosity? Aromas of wild black fruits like our dried Himilayan blackberries predominate but are also complex by ample portions chocolate covered cherries and rare spices, forest soil, toasted grain, and sweet floral essences. The flavor is ripe, silky black raspberry and earthy. Trademark silky and sweet impressions help mask the firm, ample tannins. Fruit flavors dominate the long, fresh finish, with a touch of toasted oak and cedar essences framing the fruit.

Producer
Prospecting the New World’s coolest latitudes, Brian Croser and Rollin Soles staked a claim in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, a place ideal for late season ripened Pinot Noir and Chardonnay fruit. Since 1987, Argyle Winery has produced world-class methode champenoise Sparkling wine, barrel fermented Chardonnay and ’silky’ textured Pinot Noir from low yielding vines on winery farmed hillside slopes. Argyle was named ”OREGON’S PREMIER WINERY” by Wine Spectator in 2000. Argyle farms three vineyards: Knudsen Vineyard, Lone Star Vineyard and Spirit Hill Vineyard. The 120 acre Knudsen Vineyard was first planted between 1972 & 1974. The high elevation blocks of this landmark Dundee Hills site are key components in Argyle’s sparkling wines. Knudsen provides Argyle a mix of old vine blocks and new high density blocks planted with ”Old World” Dijon clones. In 1996 Argyle purchased a spectacular 160 acre vineyard site in the east slopes of Eola Hills, known as Lone Star Vineyard. Located 15 miles south of Argyle’s winery in Dundee, this warm site is planted primarily to Dijon clones of Pinot Noir. This vineyard has the potential to be one of Oregon’s best Pinot Noir vineyards. Our newest and largest vineyard, Spirit Hill was purchased in 2007 and has 135 acres planted. This high-elevation site in the gusty Van Duzer corridor of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA is ideal for our sparkling wine varietals.

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Vintage: 2018
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Size: 750 ml
Availability: In Stock
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