Ponzi Reserve Pinot Noir 2006

Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Item No. 97535
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • Green wine
  • RP93
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

Black plum, white pepper, ripe blueberries, cinnamon bark, cigar box and dried rose petal are some of the aromatics from this explosive nose. The mouth is lush and full with ripe cherry and spicy cassis notes. The broad mid-palate leads to a surprisingly structured finish with good length.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006 Pinot Noir Reserve is dark ruby-colored with an alluring perfume of pain grille, spice box, black cherry, and black raspberry. This is followed by a generous, full-bodied wine with mouth-coating fruit, a velvety texture, layers of flavor, and enough structure to evolve for 2-3 years. The rich, persistent finish goes on for nearly one minute. Give it 3-4 years to evolve and drink it from 2012 to 2022."
93 Points

"Velvety, harmonious and beautifully focused to show off its plum and currant flavors, delicately shaded with hints of cream, clove and coffee. This just keeps sailing on the finish. Drink now through 2016."
92 Points

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Alan Hamlin - Albuquerque, NM (read all my reviews)

Style: Smooth & Supple
Pair with: Salmon
Gorgeous Orgeon Pinot. Bright fruit with smooth finish. Juicy on the nuse. Ponzi's reserve always delivers.
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Learn About Ponzi Map ItMap It

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.

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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