US-CRI-42-19

Pinot Noir 'Louise', Cristom

Pinot Noir 'Louise', Cristom

Certified LIVE Sustainable
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Louise Vineyard (Eola-Amity Hills AVA)
• Named after founder Paul Gerrie’s great-grandmother
• 290-440 ft. elevation
• Planted in 1993
• East-southeastern aspect
• Columbia River basalts and Marine sediment soils
• 45% 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
• 37% new French oak
• Traditional fining and unfiltered
• 746 cases produced
• 14% 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:
94
Date:
2021-12-16

James Suckling

Score:
95

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