Ken Wright Cellars Abbott Claim Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009

Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon

Price: $49.99
Item No. 108287
  • WS93
  • ST91
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Floral and spiced focused with a darker fruit profile than our other sedimentary sites. Lush in the mouth. Displays flavors of cassis, clove, anise and plum.

The artwork depicts the harvest.

Critical Acclaim

"Light on its feet, but shows some flesh to the raspberry, cherry, cream and cinnamon flavors, pulsing gently against polished tannins on the long, expressive finish. Drink now through 2019."
93 Points

"Deep, bright ruby. Cherry compote and blackberry aromas, complicated by suave spice and violet nuances and a hint of vanillin oak. Plush and broad, offering pliant dark berry flavors and notes of musky herbs and anise. A mineral note builds with air and adds lift and energy to the long, oak-spiced finish. I'd serve this with an aggressively seasoned piece of grilled red meat. "
91 Points

Learn About Ken Wright Cellars Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Willamette Valley

(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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