Argyle Extended Tirage Brut 1996

Vintage from Willamette Valley, Oregon

Price: $49.99
Item No. 89508
  • WS91
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Winemaker's Notes

80% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Noir

Look for a concentrated honeysuckle floral aroma, lemon-grass, lime blossom, with a spicy potpourri of coriander and fresh basil leaf. The flavor is delightfully fresh with a super-creamy mouth-feel. The bead is extra fine and lasts well into your second flute-full. Citrus flavors wrapped into vanilla crème are framed by a light touch of toasted yeast character. The finish is complex, lasting, mineral in character with that crème setting sail on the taste buds.

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Twenty-five years ago, Argyle began making wine in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Since 1987, winemaker Rollin Soles and viticulturist Allen Holstein have teamed up to produce world-class method champenoise sparkling wines, barrel-fermented Chardonnay, and silky-textured Pinor Noir from low-yielding vines that are winery farmed on some of the best hillside slopes and elevations. ...

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Learn About Willamette Valley

(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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Learn About Vintage

Vintage Champagne and Sparkling Wines Vintage Champagne is made in particularly good years with optimum weather and the best grape selection. Some houses, like Dom Perignon, only make vintage Champagne, so they do not produce a wine every year and have no non-vintage bottlings. What makes vintage Champagne better? Well, status for one - many vintage Champagnes are...

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