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| ||Tasted by maderay on 8/4/2012 & rated 86 points: G+. Not that much aroma or flavor. (1069 views)|
| ||Tasted by 1961Vintage on 11/20/2010 & rated 90 points: very nice Pinot...Happy to have 5 more bottles.. (1453 views)|
| ||Tasted by wino_tim on 7/9/2010 & rated 87 points: Burgundian in style, and a bit tightly wound, with a cedary edge to its red cherry, French oak, and wild raspberry notes. Slightly lower acidity than expected for the estate, with a juicy palate full of cranberry and underipe cherry flavors. Tough wine to call. (1555 views)|
| ||Tasted by Richard Jennings on 4/10/2010 & rated 89 points: Pinot Tasting with John Winthrop Haeger (WineBank, Menlo Park, California): Light red fruit nose; tart cherry, cherry Lifesaver, cinnamon palate; medium finish (1903 views)|
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|By Gregory Walter|
PinotReport, Issue #60 (10/15/2009)
(King Estate Winery Pinot Noir Domaine Oregon) Login and sign up and see review text.
|By Josh Raynolds|
Vinous, May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144
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|By Richard Jennings|
(King Estate Pinot Noir Domaine) Light red fruit nose; tart cherry, cherry Lifesaver, cinnamon palate; medium finish 89 points
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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.
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