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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Erath Pinot Noir 2000
Erath Pinot Noir 2000
(search item no. 43706)
Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

We love the bright red berry nose in this wine, raspberries all the way! - followed by rose-hips and tea, maybe even some of the more macho stuff like wet leather, sandalwood. And then...how about that spicy pepper action? Lots going on in this little bottle, stay awake, dont miss the ending. Elegant, racy, fun, and drinking great right now - What more can a young pinot do?
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About Erath Vineyards:

As one of Oregon's wine pioneers, Erath winery's founder, Dick Erath, was driven by the belief that the future of Pinot Noir was in Oregon. Today, Erath's wines are an expression of the land that the winery has cultivated for more than 40 years, longer than any other winery in the Dundee Hill of Oregon. Winemaker, Gary Horner, who shares Dick Erath's background in science and a reverence for Oregon's unique terroir, strives to reveal classic Oregon Pinot: light, delicate and fruit-forward. Horner takes pride in making a range of Pinot Noir styles, from the hugely-popular Oregon blend to the highly-acclaimed, limited-edition, single-vineyard selections. His goal is to make the best Pinot Noir the region has to offer - it is time-honored, authentic and uniquely Oregon.