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2009 Penner-Ash Wine Cellars Pinot Noir Dussin Vineyard Willamette Valley
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About Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

Nestled between the Chehalem Mountains and the Red Hills of Dundee, Penner-Ash’s picturesque winery sits on an 80 acre estate, 15 of which is planted to Pinot Noir. The M.O. around here is rich, assertive Pinot that nicely balances freshness and palate impact. One would have to look no further than the Estate Dussin Vineyard Pinot Noir to understand what we mean.

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2009 Penner-Ash Wine Cellars Pinot Noir Dussin Vineyard Willamette Valley

Producer: Penner-Ash Wine Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: Oregon
Region: Willamette Valley

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91 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2011

Full ruby-red.  Powerful, oak-spiced aromas of blackberry and cherry, with a pungent floral quality and a hint of licorice.  Shows the ripe side of the year, with palate-coating dark berry and floral pastille flavors and a sexy note of spicecake.  Leaves mocha and vanilla notes behind on the long, sappy, smoky finish.  This could handle a rich piece of roasted or braised red meat.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
92 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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