Argyle Reserve Pinot Noir 2010
Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon
Aromas in these cool growing seasons are always "leap out of the glass" intense! Look for violets, spiced black cherry, and a hint of blueberry blossom. The black cherry component evolves into red cherry/currant aromas with time in the glass. (That's like discovering the Fountain of Youth for Pinot Noir!). The texture is immediately a surprisingly dense mouthfeel, yet light on it's feet. Pinot noir red fruits abound throughout the palate. There's an amazing balance,... View More
Bright red. Fresh red berries and flowers on the fragrant nose. A juicy, spicy midweight with tangy redcurrant and bitter rhubarb flavors gaining sweetness with air. The focused, taut finish shows lingering notes of raspberry and white pepper.
Twenty-five years ago, Argyle began making wine in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Since 1987, winemaker Rollin Soles and viticulturist Allen Holstein have teamed up to produce world-class method champenoise sparkling wines, barrel-fermented Chardonnay, and silky-textured Pinor Noir from low-yielding vines that are winery farmed on some of the best hillside slopes and elevations. Argyle wines have received a total of 11 Wine Spectator
Top 100 designations - more than any other winery in Oregon.... View More