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A little bit weak but nice aroma and taste Read more
Economy of scale doesn't always work with a finicky grape such as Pinot Noir, but winemaker Sam Tannahill has a deft touch with the kind of delicat... Read more
It's one thing to make an outstanding Pinot Noir from a few acres and charge a lot for it. It's quite another to bottle more than 60,000 cases at $... Read more
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A little bit weak but nice aroma and taste
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Economy of scale doesn't always work with a finicky grape such as Pinot Noir, but winemaker Sam Tannahill has a deft touch with the kind of delicate blending required to make thousands of cases of an affordable Pinot Noir that can hold its own with versions that cost two to three times as much. More than 30 different vineyards contributed to this wine, from every part of the state with Pinot vines. But instead of homogenizing the flavors, Tannahill emphasized distinctive high points of red berry and cherry flavor that balance immaculately with the fine structure. 62,954 cases.
It's one thing to make an outstanding Pinot Noir from a few acres and charge a lot for it. It's quite another to bottle more than 60,000 cases at $20, but that's exactly what A to Z Wineworks achieved in the magical 2008 vintage. The nègociant winery, co-founded in 2002 by Bill and Debra Hatcher, winemakers Sam Tanahill and Cheryl Francis, has consistently over-delivered on quality at moderate prices.
Bright red. Initially reduced nose opens to display red berry and cracked pepper scents, plus a subtle note of dried rose. Light-bodied, tangy raspberry and cherry skin flavors are firmed by bright acidity and offer good straightforward appeal. Finishes slightly tart, leaving white pepper and bitter cherry notes behind.
Ruby-colored and bursting with dark berry aromas, the 2002 Pinot Noir is an excellent value. Medium-bodied, fresh, and fruit-forward, it offers
Lively, deftly balanced and refreshing in style, with pretty raspberry and cherry flavors playing against hints of spice and chalk. Finishes with impressive length. Drink now through 2016.
This is a little earthier (than MacMurray). It has that rainy, forest floor feel to it, an accurate representation of Oregon pinot. I can see it with chicken with mushrooms in a cream sauce. Mushroom anything, salmon anything, game bird anything...it would also be fantastic with a carbonara.
Affordable Pinot Noir from Oregon! Black cherries and red raspberries on the palate. Juicy with lush fruit and a great fresh finish. Light tannins and drinking well today.
A to Z Wineworks were founded in 2002, the company is Oregon's fastest growing winery. The business model is simple: to produce and market Oregon's best wine values by concentrating on our core competencies of acquisition, blending and marketing. Oregon’s wine industry has been built on small wineries producing wines of impeccable quality. The state ranks third in the U.S. in number of wineries, but only fourth in wine production.The A to Z Pinot Noir is true to variety and vintage with bold aromatics and a palate to please. The wine has moderately deep color and a tannin profile to match . The dark spices on the nose and palate complement the flavors you would expect from a good Oregon Pinot Noir : blackberry , raspberry , black cherry. The oak profile is restrainted and the natural acidity from the 2007 vintage gives the wine precision and tautness.
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