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Date Printed: 4/17/2014
Amalie Robert Dijon Clones Pinot Noir 2006
Amalie Robert Dijon Clones Pinot Noir 2006
(search item no. 115405)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/17/2014: $29.97

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2006 Dijon Clones Pinot Noir is true to the soil and true to the vintage. Aromas of crushed wild raspberries, rose petals and nutmeg introduce a palate rich with Montmorency cherries and Oregon strawberries. The core of sweet fruit and underbrush is punctuated with dried lavender and cocoa. The integrated tannin and acidity balances the intense red fruits and provides a mouth coating and persistent finish. Unfined and unfiltered.
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About Amalie Robert:

Amalie Robert Estate was founded by Dena Drews and Ernie Pink in 1999. Dena and Ernie left the corporate world behind and began a journey to pursue a vision. What they found was a beautiful cherry orchard, and the opportunity to follow their dreams. Only Dena and Ernie could see their vineyard under that orchard. The cherries were harvested in the summer of 1999 and the transformation to vineyard began in earnest. With the help of some new friends, it was Earth Day 2000 when the last vine was planted, and the vineyard at Amalie Robert Estate was established.

Amalie Robert Estate has come a long way. What started out as sketches and notes on cocktail napkins has become the achievement of two very unique people. From deciding on clones and rootstocks to planting vines and pounding posts, they have done it all. Add to that, designing and building a gravity flow estate winery, and the circle is complete. Dena and Ernie invite you to experience their desire for "wines true to the soil and true to the vintageĀ®".