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 Vintage2008(NOTE: Label borrowed from 2010 vintage.)
TypeRed
ProducerKing Estate (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
DesignationBackbone
Vineyardn/a
CountryUSA
RegionOregon
SubRegionn/a
AppellationOregon
UPC Code(s)768675083123

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Drinking window: Drink between 2012 and 2015 (based on 1 user opinion)

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Community Tasting Notes (average 92 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 2 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by GregDLyons on 10/2/2011 & rated 94 points: Excellent bottle, could have let cellar a while longer. (946 views)

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King Estate

Producer website

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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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