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Date Printed: 12/29/2014
Ponzi Reserve Pinot Noir 2005
Ponzi Reserve Pinot Noir 2005
(search item no. 100929)
collectible wine
green wine


PRICE ON 12/29/2014: $58.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 92 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Burghound.com rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

White pepper, black plums, dark chocolate and exotic spices highlight the constantly evolving nose. The mouth is full and lush with red raspberry, blueberry and cassis. A sweet fruited mid-palate precedes present, but soft, tannins and a lingering finish.

This Reserve Pinot Noir is produced from 100% LIVE Certified Sustainable vineyards planted on Laurelwood soil. The blend is selected from Ponzi's Madrona, Abetina and Aurora Vineyards as well as fruit purchased from Gemini and Linda Vista Vineyards.

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About Ponzi:

Thriving under the second generation for more than two decades, this family owned and operated winery is internationally acclaimed for crafting some of the world's finest cool climate wines. For more than forty years, Ponzi Vineyards has set the standard for New World Pinot noir production with innovation in gravity flow and gentle handling techniques. All 130 acres of Ponzi vineyards are certified sustainable, recognizing the winery’s commitment to environmental responsibility. Ponzi Vineyards continues to set the bar for Oregon wines and remains at the forefront of the nation's top wine producers.