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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Ken Wright Cellars Savoya Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
Ken Wright Cellars Savoya Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
(search item no. 108286)
Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Blueberry, blackberry, clove and tea aromatics. Lush palate presence. Complex flavors that mirror the nose and a forward mouthfeel with less acidity than the volcanic sites.
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About Ken Wright Cellars:

Located in rural Carlton, Oregon, Ken Wright Cellars is devoted to showcasing the inherent quality of selected vineyard sites. With a clarity and breadth that is unequaled by other varieties, we believe Pinot noir best expresses the character of these sites. Rather than stamping wine with a varietal trademark, Pinot noir is the ultimate vehicle for conveying the aroma, flavor and texture of the location in which it is grown.

We also have a place in our hearts for the limited production of two white wines, Chardonnay from Celilo Vineyard near White Salmon, Washington, and Pinot Blanc from Freedom Hill Vineyard and Meredith Mitchell Vineyard.