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Date Printed: 8/27/2014
Chehalem Stoller Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007
Chehalem Stoller Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007
(search item no. 107782)
boutique wine
collectible wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 8/27/2014: $31.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This single-vineyard designate is predominantly from the densest plantings of Pinot Noir at our Stoller Vineyards and provides great concentration of fruit, with good acid backbone. There typically is an earthy, sweet cherry fruit core, soft and broad, with occasional threads of herb.

Always stellar in cooler years, this wine is effusive red fruit, overlain with earthy, metallic, leathery notes, supported by very good acid, a long finish, good alcohol, small amount of tannin firmness—i.e., perfectly balanced.

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About Chehalem:

With two vineyards on either end of Chehalem Ridge and one in the Dundee Hills, Chehalem is dedicated to reflecting as purely as possible what the vineyard has produced. With minimal processing and without compromising great fruit, Chehalem wines promise good ageing but are very drinkable young. Production quantities of all Chehalem wines are limited, to assure ultimate winemaking control.