US-CRI-40-19

Pinot Noir 'Eileen', Cristom

Pinot Noir 'Eileen', Cristom

• Certified LIVE Sustainable
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Eileen Vineyard (Eola-Amity Hills AVA)
• Named after co-founder of Cristom Vineyards: Eileen Gerrie
• 545-737 ft. elevation
• Planted in 1997
• South, southeast, and eastern aspect
• Columbia River basalts including Jory, Saum, Nekia, RItner, Witzel, and Yamhill soil series
• 44% whole cluster
• 100% native yeast fermentation
• 1-3-punchdowns daily in 1.5-5 ton open-top fermenters
• Gently pressed in a pneumatic bladder press and moved to barrel by gravity
• 43% new French oak
• Traditional fining and unfiltered
• 749 cases produced
• 13.7% abv

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
United States
Region:
Oregon
Appellation:
Eola-Amity Hills
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
96
Date:
2021-12-16

James Suckling

Score:
96

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