2013 Cornerstone Willamette Valley Pinot NoirPinot Noir from United States
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Napa Meets Oregon: The Story of Cornerstone Cellars Domaine Serene and Argyle fans, look here. Wait. Is Cornerstone from Napa or Oregon? The answer... is both! Cornerst...
- 90 Wine Spectator
90 Wine Spectator
"Lithe and open-textured, with good transparency to the cherry and red berry flavors, hinting at mineral and spice details as the finish lingers against polished tannins. Drink now through 2021. 1,500 cases made. –HS"
Napa Meets Oregon: The Story of Cornerstone Cellars
Domaine Serene and Argyle fans, look here.
Wait. Is Cornerstone from Napa or Oregon? The answer... is both!
Cornerstone Cellars happens to be a hot spot in Napa Valley. For years, they have made outstanding reds and are probably best known for a variety of Cabernet Sauvignon they produce. In 2008 however, they decided to start up a project in Oregon.
Cornerstone Oregon was born in the Willamette Valley as a collaboration between Cornerstone Napa's Craig Camp and renowned Oregon winemaker Tony Rynders. Many of you might know Rynders from his work as Assistant Winemaker for Argyle and as head winemaker at the famed Domaine Serene.
During his time at Domaine Serene, he was awarded a ton of incredible praise from the Wine Spectator and Robert Parker's the Wine Advocate. In addition, Serene was awarded “Winery of the Year” status five consecutive years from Wine and Spirits magazine.
All in all, we're talking top winemaking talent here ... and it shows in the wine.
90 - Wine Spectator
|Taste||ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom|
|Nose||barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato|