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2012 Cristom Vineyards Pinot Noir "Sommers Reserve"

Winery: Cristom Vineyards

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sommers Reserve"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Willamette Valley

State or country: OR

Price: $50

Cases produced: 1,044

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: September 23, 2015

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Pinot Noir from Cristom is very good. It opens with an oak and black currant bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and rich for a Pinot. The flavor profile is a tasty black raspberry and oak blend with notes of strawberry and black cherry. The finish is dry and its flavors and mild tannins linger nicely. This Pinot would pair well with beef bourguignon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Cristom 2012 Sommers Reserve Pinot Noir.

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