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2022 Cristom Vineyards Pinot Noir "Louise Vineyard"

Cristom 2022 Louise Vineyard Pinot Noir

Winery: Cristom Vineyards

Vintage: 2022

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Louise Vineyard"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Eola Amity Hills

State or country: OR

Price: $80

Cases produced: 792

KWG Score: 94 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: July 22, 2024

Wine Review: This medium red colored Pinot Noir from Cristom opens with a wild strawberry and red raspberry bouquet with hints of leather, craisin and a touch of tomato leaf. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced, round, polished and concentrated. The flavor profile is a loam and strawberry blend with notes of stony minerality and oolong tea. We also detected hints of red plum, cedar, and red currant. The finish is dry, and its very dusty fine tannins stick around for quite a while. We would decant this Pinot for a bit before pairing it with duck confit or with a Korean beef bulgogi. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Sultry aromas of dense Asian spice, Rainier cherries, hoisin sauce, and nutmeg. Unctuous and expansive on the palate with supple tannins and flavors of crunchy plum, baking spice, dark chocolate, and herbal nuances.

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