2001 Argyle Nuthouse Pinot Noir
The color is a very deep ruby red color. Look for sun thickened black cherry and cassis stock reduction type aromas, accompanied by licorice and toasted fresh sawn oak and cedar. All these aromas are packed into a box of sweet, floral scents reminiscent of garden Violets at evening time. The flavor is very thick of sweet ripe red fruits, silky smooth on the tongue. The freshness of the fruit flavors carry all the way through to the end without a dip in the middle palate. This wine is Tannin rich,...
International Wine CellarMedium red with a pale rim. Aromas of strawberry, cherry, menthol, herbs and spices. Offers modest flavor intensity and depth but decent freshness and cut. Rather easygoing style, with a touch of unabsorbed acidity. Finishes with slightly dry tannins and oak notes of mocha and chocolate. Also tasted: 2001 Reserve Oregon.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on May-06
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 90.4 pts. and median of 91 pts. in 9 notes)
Wine SpectatorRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/03
Vintage ChartRating for United States-Oregon: 85 (slightly worse than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>