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Eyrie Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 91vm 2014

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91 Points, Josh Raynolds, Vinous: "Brilliant red. Fresh cherry, black raspberry and floral scents pick up notes of allspice and smoky minerals with air. Fleshy and energetic on the palate, offering bitter cherry and red berry flavors that slowly become sweeter and deeper on the back half. A spicy note adds bite and lift to the finish, which lingers with very good tenacity and a resonating floral quality." 12/16

Region: United Kingdom » Dundee

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Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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The Eyrie Vineyards:
Quality winegrowing in America was in its infancy in the 1970’s. The Spurrier tasting in Paris in 1976 gave the first international credibility to California Cabernet and Chardonnay. Three years later, again in Paris, and the following year in Beaune, The Eyrie Vineyards 1975 Pinot noir brought international attention to Oregon, a wine region unfamiliar to almost anyone except a handful of hard... Read more
Quality winegrowing in America was in its infancy in the 1970’s. The Spurrier tasting in Paris in 1976 gave the first international credibility to California Cabernet and Chardonnay. Three years later, again in Paris, and the following year in Beaune, The Eyrie Vineyards 1975 Pinot noir brought international attention to Oregon, a wine region unfamiliar to almost anyone except a handful of hardy pioneers. With these two tastings, Oregon won its first recognition as the New World home for Pinot noir. Read less

91 Points, Josh Raynolds, Vinous: "Brilliant red. Fresh cherry, black raspberry and floral scents pick up notes of allspice and smoky minerals with air. Fleshy and energetic on the palate, offering bitter cherry and red berry flavors that slowly become sweeter and deeper on the back half. A spicy note adds bite and lift to the finish, which lingers with very good tenacity and a resonating floral quality." 12/16

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