Bergstrom Winery Pinot Noir Cumberland Reserve 2008
[91 pts Stephen Tanzer] Smooth and ripe with a meaty edge to the blackberry and cherry flavors turning toward dark chocolate as the finish lingers generously. On the nose you will find bright and youthful aromas of red cherry red currant chocolate and sweet spices such as clove cinnamon and vanilla. These aromas echo in the generous mouthfeel with high-toned sweet spices finishing with nice acid and fine tannins.
External Reviews for Bergstrom Winery Pinot Noir Cumberland Reserve
The Bergstrom Pinot Noirs begin with the 2008 Pinot Noir Cumberland Reserve which sports an alluring nose of mineral, earth notes, spice box, black cherry, and black raspberry. Firm on the palate with layered, spicy fruit packed into its ample (14.1%... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2008 Bergstrom Pinot Noir Cumberland Reserve 750ml
($38) Vivid ruby. Black raspberry and cherry on the nose, with complicating notes of loamy earth and anise. Fresh and focused on the palate, offering gently sweet red fruit flavors and a late note of licorice pastille. Deep but lively pinot with very... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from Oregon in USA. 2008 Bergstrom Pinot Noir Cumberland Reserve 750ml
The "Cumberland Reserve" is made from 14 different plots in the Willamette Valley. The pronounced minerals taste of chalk, iron, and more. The fruit is dark with a full, rich texture that will not disappoint. It's rare to find such depth in domestic Pinot Noir these days.