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2011 Cardwell Hill Pinot NoirPinot Noir from United States

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Producer: "Cardwell Hill Cellars is a family-owned Oregon boutique winery producing over 5000 cases per year. We us sustainable agriculture practices to achieve premium qua...

  • 91 Wine Spectator
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About

91

"Sleek and airy, this is juicy with raspberry, cherry and cinnamon flavors, hinting at green tomato and mineral notes as the finish dances. Drink now through 2019. 3,902 cases made. -HS" (02/14)

Product Description:

Producer:
"Cardwell Hill Cellars is a family-owned Oregon boutique winery producing over 5000 cases per year. We us sustainable agriculture practices to achieve premium quality fruit. These practices are certified sustainable by Salmon Safe and LIVE (Low Impact Viticulture and Enology) the parent organizations." - Winery

Vineyard:
"Along the southernmost slope of Cardwell Hill, the vineyard encompasses a total of 57 acres. Thirty eight acres are now planted with Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris Vines. Eight-five percent of the plantings are Pinot Noir."

"The region's rainfall, which approaches an average of 40 inches per year, creates a natural supply of water that seeps deep into the ground at the higher elevations and then slowly percolates down the slopes throughout the summer months. Taking advantage of this natural flow of subterranean moisture, Cardwell Hill Cellars utilizes a "dry farming" approach."

"Meticulous care is taken to adhere to environment friendly practices and to utilize sustainable agricultural techniques in every aspect of the cultivation of quality wine grapes. With great pride, owner Dan Chapel proclaims, "only the juice of the grape is removed from the vineyard – all of the stems, skins, seeds and cuttings are cultivated back into the land.""

"Cardwell Hill has been certified both "Salmon Safe" and "LIVE". Vineyard practices meet or exceed the rigorous standards set forth by this grower organization." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 80202
Country United States
Region Oregon
Sub-Region Willamette Valley
Ratings

91 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2011
Color Red
ABV 13.2%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic and Biodynamic
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato