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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Cristom Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011
Cristom Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011
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PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $61.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Elegant, fine-lined, and highly detailed are words that often describe Marjorie. This wine typically leads with a delightful and perfumed nose that is reminiscent of fresh-cut flowers, red fruits and sweet spices. These very "pretty" aromas follow through on the palate and are supported by a firmer, yet supple, tannic structure. The oak elements can be evident in a kiss of cocoa powder on the nose or a hint of creamy vanilla on the palate but are never overt or out of balance.
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About Cristom Vineyards:

Utilizing Old World winemaking techniques - whole clusters, native yeast fermentation, and gentle and minimal handling - Cristom handcrafts wines that are smooth, elegant and subtle.

These characteristics have earned Cristom distinction among wine enthusiasts and industry leaders alike, including being named 'Best New World Red' by Decanter magazine.

Our 65-acre estate in the Eola Hills of Oregon's Willamette Valley offers a long growing season, mild climate, warm winds and ancient volcanic soils that make it ideally suited to grow Pinot Noir and other traditional French varietals.