A To Z Pinot Noir Newberg Oregon 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

Super sexy and spicy on the nose with aromas of apricots blueberries Bing cherries blood oranges gingerbread white pepper sweet Eastern spices violets tea and sweet pipe tobacco. In the mouth

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A to Z Wineworks:
A to Z Wineworks was started in 2002 by four friends, Oregon wine industry veterans, Deb Hatcher (Eyrie), Bill Hatcher (Domaine Drouhin Oregon), Sam Tannahill (Archery Summit) and Cheryl. Francis (Chehalem). The two couples worked in the Hatcher's kitchen to build the original blend honored by Food & Wine Magazine as the Best American Pinot Noir under $20. Recognition for their A to ... Read more
A to Z Wineworks was started in 2002 by four friends, Oregon wine industry veterans, Deb Hatcher (Eyrie), Bill Hatcher (Domaine Drouhin Oregon), Sam Tannahill (Archery Summit) and Cheryl. Francis (Chehalem). The two couples worked in the Hatcher's kitchen to build the original blend honored by Food & Wine Magazine as the Best American Pinot Noir under $20. Recognition for their A to Z wines with dependable quality and great value continued and production grew. In 2006, the group welcomed another Oregon wine veteran, Michael Davies, as winemaker, and partnered with Gregg Popovich (Coach of the San Antonio Spurs) to buy REX HILL Vineyards and Winery (established in 1982). A to Z has worked with more than 100 vineyards across the state always offering assistance for sustainability certification that the group expects to be achieved within three years of partnering. Today, A to Z has two viticulturists on staff and uses biodynamic principles to farm all owned or long-leased vineyards. Diverse sourcing across the state mitigates regional weather difficulties and adds complexity and depth to the one wine of each variety that is blended in any vintage. Additionally, A to Z has more collective Oregon winemaking experience than any other winery, experience that can make a difference in difficult vintages. A to Z remains true to the dual mission of offer Aristocratic Wines at Democratic Prices blending one cuvee each vintage of Pinot Noir, Chardonny and Pinot Gris that deliver the Essence of Oregon. A commitment to excellence is matched by a belief in fair value and sustainability in business as well as farming and a drive to offer the highest quality for the best value. A to Z Oregon Pinot Noir has twice been named to Wine Spectator's Top 100 wines of the yar; A to Z Oregon Pinot Gris is a perennial Best Buy; and A to Z Oregon Chardonnay is America's Best Selling Oregon Chardonnay. A to Z is also a certified B Corporation. Read less

Member Reviews for A To Z Pinot Noir Newberg Oregon

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Snooth User: Kristin Watts
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3.00 5
12/26/2011

Ripe cherry on the nose, a bit of blueberry pie and smooth as silk on the palate. A touch of spice on the backend make this a perfect cheese wine!


Snooth User: kimberlyaurora
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3.00 5
01/05/2012

Three glasses


0.00 5
03/15/2012

A bit tight but graceful, glowing with boysenberry... -HS


Snooth User: mb55
88147033
0.00 5
08/11/2011

Very very good


Snooth User: Stephen Galick
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0.00 5
01/20/2013

Aluminum can and fish scales with a hint of cranberry. Drank the whole bottle in shame with Brie and crackers while watching 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'. Never did cook the leg of lamb. Somehow 'Moon River' and the image of a wet cat inspired this blog, and if someone pays me $50 for it I'm officially joining Craig's list as a wine whore.


External Reviews for A To Z Pinot Noir Newberg Oregon

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Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

Super sexy and spicy on the nose with aromas of apricots, blueberries, Bing cherries, blood oranges, gingerbread, white pepper, sweet Eastern spices, violets, tea and sweet pipe tobacco. In the mouth,


External Review
11/27/2012

'Light and lively, a bit tight but graceful, glowing with boysenberry and plum fruit that?s shaded with cedar and cream notes. The finish doesn?t quit. Drink now through 2014.' Wine Spectator


External Review
10/24/2011

Super sexy and spicy on the nose with aromas of apricots, blueberries, Bing cherries, blood oranges, gingerbread, white pepper, sweet Eastern spices, violets, tea and sweet pipe tobacco. In the mouth, the wine has refreshing acidity with silky tannins and rich flavors mirroring the aromatics. The 2009 A to Z Oregon Pinot Noir restrains power while balancing richness and purity with a clean and refreshing finish. Classically proportioned and built for midterm aging, the wine will continue to build weight and structure with cellaring. - Winery


External Review
09/15/2011

According to Wine Spectator a Smart Buy! Aromas of apricots, blueberries, Bing cherries, blood oranges, gingerbread, white pepper, sweet Eastern spices, violets, tea and sweet pipe tobacco. In the mouth, the wine has refreshing acidity with silky tannins and rich flavors mirroring the aromatics.


External Review
05/11/2011

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