EIEIO – Cuvee Y Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Yamhill-Carlton, Oregon (Willamette Valley) Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: This pinot is a reserve that is only released on extraordinary vintages and rewards the cellaring process.  Nose of rich dark fruits, the nose and the palette reflects the underlying power of … Continued

EIEIO – Cuvee O Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Dundee Hills, McMinnwille, Eola Hills Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: Perfect balance between nose and palate – a layered, complex and seductive Pinot noir. All the spice and fruit structure of Cuvee I with a whole added range of mineral and … Continued

EIEIO – Blackburn Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Willamette Valley Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: Tight as a drum. Cellar this for another three years. Pulled from the most “closed” or dense barrels when the vintage allows. This is the first release of a Blackburn Reserve since the 2007 … Continued

EIEIO – Cuvee I Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Willamette Valley Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: Intense nose that gives the impression of a clean young Burgundy. A range of cherries, from early season to fresh and ripe, blueberries, ripe pear and fig; giving way to cumin and cinnamon, clove … Continued

EIEIO – Cuvee E Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Willamette Valley Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: Textbook Oregon pinot.  Lovely nose of red and black fruits backed by Asian 5 spice.  The mouthfeel is expansive and lush, filled with freshly crushed black cherries. Vineyards: Methven, Pelos Sandberg, Meredeth Mitchell, Wind Hill … Continued

EIEIO – Swine Wine Pinot Noir

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Varietal: Pinot Noir Appelation: Willamette Valley Vintage: 2009 Tasting Notes: Nose of brambles and forest floor with a hint of lingonberries.  This juicy, bright cherried pinot offers a good mouthfeel and a clean finish. Varietal: It seems to us that growers and wine-makers reserve their … Continued