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2010 Cristom Vineyards Pinot Noir "Eileen Vineyard"

Winery: Cristom Vineyards

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Eileen Vineyard"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Eola Amity Hills

State or country: CA

Price: $52

Cases produced: 487

KWG Score: 93 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: June 9, 2013

Wine Review: This Excellent Pinot Noir from Cristom in Oregon is light ruby colored and opens with a mild oak and strawberry bouquet. On the palate, is medium bodied, slightly acidic and velvety. The flavor profile is a delicious oak influenced strawberry with notes of plum. I also detected hints of black raspberry. The finish is dry and its fine tannins fade away nicely with its yummy flavors. This wine is very food friendly and would pair very nicely with chicken or veal parmigiana. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Scent: subtly-perfumed, red fruit, dried-orange rind Taste Impression: silky texture, uplifting acidity, supple & balanced Future: very pretty now, but with good aging potential for the medium to long term

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Cristom 2010 Eileen Vineyard Pinot Noir.

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