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Date Printed: 5/23/2015
Archery Summit Premier Cuvee Pinot Noir 1999
Archery Summit Premier Cuvee Pinot Noir 1999
(search item no. 23119)
Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 5/23/2015: $37.79

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 PinotReport rating: 92 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Flavors of ripe black fruits, flowers, cassis and oak all show a depth, elegance, and length that mark a classic Oregon Pinot Noir. Aromas and flavors of blackberries, blueberries, red currants, cinnamon, coffee and smoke emerge and deepen as they open up to include the smell of violets and carnations. All of the components, tannin, acid and fruit are very well balanced and combine to produce a concentrated, rich mid-palate, and long finish. This wine will improve and age gracefully for the next ten years.
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About Archery Summit Winery:

Since its inception in 1993, Archery Summit has been devoted to crafting exceptional Pinot Noir from its 120 acres across five estate vineyards. Inspired by the remarkable growing conditions provided by the Willamette Valley, Archery Summit approaches each step of the winemaking process with particular thoughtfulness and care. This rich tradition has driven an international reputation that is among the finest of new world Pinot Noir. The Archery Summit portfolio is comprised of Archery Summit Estate, Arcus Estate, which are located in the Dundee Hills AVA and Looney Vineyard, located in the Ribbon Ridge AVA as well as their proprietary blend, Premier Cuvee.