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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Argyle Nuthouse Chardonnay 2006
Argyle Nuthouse Chardonnay 2006
(search item no. 95956)
screw cap wine
green wine

Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $35.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The aromas are very complex yet fruit forward. Look for fruit aromas of limetta and white peach with spices of cinnamon and high-elevation grown Sikotak clove. All this excitement is wrapped up with a hint of fresh baked pecan pie.

The flavor is a great definition of power and grace. Ripe fruit of limetta blossom, pear, white-peach with a hint of green Spanish olive abound. The structure is classic cool, maritime late ripening mineral, rocky acidity, while the finish is a beautifully long essence of Anjou pear brioche.

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About Argyle:

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. Argyle wines have received a total of 11 Wine Spectator Top 100 designations - more than any other winery in Oregon. The Argyle wines represented on this list include sparkling wine, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, truly making Argyle one of the finest practitioners of the craft of elegant, long-lived winegrowing.