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Date Printed: 7/22/2014
Ponzi Reserve Pinot Noir 2009
Ponzi Reserve Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 114418)
green wine
collectible wine
has fluid
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The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/22/2014: $57.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
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
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:

Spiced blackberry and raspberry with notes of violet and tobacco frame this expressive nose. The mouth is silky textured with sweet bing cherry and black cassis balanced by firm acidity and well-integrated tannins.
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About Ponzi:

Ponzi Vineyards was founded in 1970 by Dick and Nancy Ponzi in Beaverton, Oregon. Ponzi is truly a family winery; daughter Louisa is the winemaker, daughter Anna-Maria is marketing director and son Michel is winery controller. The small winery and vineyards are situated 15 miles south of Portland. Ponzi produces limited quantity Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir Reserve, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Arneis and Vino Gelato, Ponzi's Italian version of a Riesling ice wine.