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 Vintage2000 Label 1 of 12 
TypeRed
ProducerKing Estate (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
Designationn/a
Vineyardn/a
CountryUSA
RegionOregon
SubRegionn/a
AppellationOregon
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Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2003 and 2010 (based on 1 user opinion)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 89.6 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 5 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by yenda on 3/13/2010 & rated 91 points: colour still full. fully mature, drinks very nicely (1126 views)
 Tasted by ABI9 on 1/26/2010 & rated 89 points: subtle raspberry, cherry, lasting mellow finish, elegant, served with grilled hen, polenta, asparagus. last bottle. going to miss this one. (1213 views)
 Tasted by yenda on 7/28/2009 & rated 90 points: very classy stuff. i was surprised by the energy given its age, it definitely has few years to go (1333 views)

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By Gregory Walter
PinotReport, Issue #14 (6/1/2003)
(King Estate Winery Pinot Noir Oregon) Login and sign up and see review text.
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King Estate

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King Estate winery in Oregon in this 2003 photograph.

Pinot Noir

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.

USA

WineAmerica (National Association of American Wineries) | Free the Grapes!

Oregon

Oregon Wine, Oregon Wineries (Oregon Wine Board)

 
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