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Broadley Vineyard Pinot Noir

Broadley Vineyard Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: From one of Oregon 's most respected vineyard/winery sites comes the first ever Broadley Vineyard Designate Pinot Noir made by Bergström Winery. Broadley Winery is best known for their magnificent Claudia's Choice Pinot Noir, which is the highest scoring Oregon Pinot Noir ever (1994 Claudia's Choice – 97pts by Wine Spectator). From vines located just below the Claudia's Choice block in the Broadley Vineyard, high on a northeast-facing slope in Monroe, Oregon comes this deeply colored, richly aromatic wine. With intense earthy nuances and a rich cherry liqueur nose, this wine is well structured with broad shoulders and a huge presence in the mouth. 50% whole-cluster fermentation. Wow! 90 cases produced.

Varietal Definition
Pinot Noir:
The name is derived from the French words for ‘pine’ and ‘black’ alluding to the varietals' tightly clustered dark purple pine cone shaped bunches of fruit. Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. It is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world, but is a difficult variety to cultivate and transform into wine. By volume most Pinot Noir in America is grown in California with Oregon coming in second. Other regions are Washington State and New York.During 2004 and the beginning of 2005, Pinot Noir became considerably more popular amongst consumers in the United States, possibly because of the movie Sideways. Being lighter in style, it has benefited from a trend toward more restrained, less alcoholic wines. It is the delicate, subtle, complex and elegant nature of this wine that encourages growers and winemakers to cultivate this difficult grape. Robert Parker has described Pinot Noir: "When it's great, Pinot Noir produces the most complex, hedonistic, and remarkably thrilling red wine in the world."


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