Critic's Pick

94 | Cristom

Price: $50
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Region/Appellation: Oregon, US
Imported by Cristom Vineyards, Salem, OR

2010 Eola–Amity Hills Jessie Vineyard Pinot Noir Fresh and savory at once, with scents of rye flour and lees crosshatched with red cherry, this has a classic Eola–Amity Hills profile, with red-fruited elegance and a curt mineral close. The tone reflects the vintage: pristine fruit, fresh and brisk, lifted and finely wrought. It’s a wine built to age, and delicious now. —Patrick J. Comiskey

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