Original
6 Ratings
Chehalem Pinot Noir Rion Reserve
$49.99 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Chehalem

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

The 1997 vintage is equivalent in quality to 1996, with a firmer tannin and acid structure, which bodes well for aging, and equivalently tightly wound flavors on the palate. As is normal for a wine from Ridgecrest Vineyards fruit, there is great ageability here and, accordingly, a need for a year or so more in bottle to show at its best. From 100% Ridgecrest fruit and aged 13 months before bottling unfiltered in January, this wine projects exceptionally well the delicacy and fine tannin of 1997.C...