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2006 Soter Vineyards Pinot Noir Mineral Springs Ranch Yamhill Carlton District
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About Soter Vineyards

Tony Soter made his name with Cabernet Sauvignon in California at Spottswoode, as well as with his own Etude label. But to show he was serious about Oregon Pinot Noir, he relocated to the Willamette Valley. The time and energy he's devoted to the vineyard is evident in his intensely fruity, layered Pinots that do not sacrifice balance or focus for power.

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2006 Soter Vineyards Pinot Noir Mineral Springs Ranch Yamhill Carlton District

Producer: Soter Vineyards
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: Oregon
Region: Willamette Valley
Appellation: Yamhill-Carlton District

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2008

($60) Medium red color. Zesty red berry aromas quickly give way to darker suggestions of spicy blackberry and blackcurrant. Fresh and precise, with impressive focus to the luscious red and dark berry flavors. Dusty minerality and gentle tannins frame the sweet, sappy berry flavors on the very long, suave, silky finish. This is extremely sexy wine.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Pinot Noir

Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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