US-CRI-01-18

Pinot Noir 'Mt. Jefferson Cuvee', Cristom

Region: Eola-Amity Hills AVA, Willamette Valley, OR
Vineyard/Blocks: 18 different vineyard sites including 63% Estate fruit from Eileen, Jessie, Louise, Marjorie, and Paul Gerrie Vineyards
Grape/Blend: 100% Pinot Noir
Clonal Selection: Dijon (113, 114, 115, 667, 777, 828), Pommard & Wädenswil
Farming: Certified Demeter Biodynamic
Vine Age (average): n/a
Soil: Willakenzie & Jory soil series
Vinification: 46% whole clusters of hand-harvested and hand-sorted fruit, 100% native yeast fermentation, 1-3 punch daily in 1-7 ton open-top fermenters, Gently pressed in a pneumatic bladder press and moved to barrel by gravity, Undergoes a full malolactic fermentation in barrel
Aging: 11 months in French cooperage, 21% new oak
Fining/Filtration: Fined with egg whites, unfiltered
Production: 10,200 cases
Additional Information: Bottled September 9th-13th, 2019

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
Oregon
Appellation:
Willamette
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic