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2018 Apolloni Pinot Noir Cuvee 750ml

2018 Apolloni Pinot Noir Cuvee

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The 2018 growing season reflected a warm, dry spring into summer. However, fall offered cooling temperatures and rain into September and October which allowed for extended ripening and developing complexity in the fruit. Perfumed aromas of lavender, wild strawberry and spice. The wine is fresh, elegant and nicely structured with a balance of fruit and juicy acidity, typical of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Black cherry, dark fruit and baking spice leather blend with a bit of tart on the palate. The finish lingers with fine, integrated orange zest tannins. Pairs well with beef, duck confit and savory or roasted vegetable dishes - Winemaker's Notes

Producer: Apolloni Estate
Website: apolloni.com

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Price: $29.99
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Available Vintages:
2018(750ml)  


Varietal: Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir is responsible for some of the world’s finest wines. Famed for producing the red wines of Burgundy and the Côte d’Or in particular, it is now widely grown in cool climates across Califonia and Oregon, and with increasing success in New Zealand. Although typically used to produce varietal wines, Pinot Noir makes a significant contribution in the wines of Champagne, where it is vinified as a white wine and blended with Cardonnay and Pinot Meunier. On the whole, fresh summer fruit of strawberries, raspberries and red cherries tend to be the identifying qualities, however richer versions express darker fruit including black cherries (kirsch), cherry cola, leather and violets to name a few.

Country: United States
Although wine is made in all 50 states, it is understandable, with almost 90% of the country's production, that California is synonymous with domestic wine. As of 2010 harvest, reports indicate that Washington, New York & Oregon account for additional 6% of production, meanwhile Virginia, Missouri and Texas's wine industries are growing to a point beyond that of just a tourist attraction.

Region: Oregon
Oregon is without a doubt establishing a reputation for producing to some of America’s finest wines, made from Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling. The Willamette Valley is the largest and most well known AVA. The Dundee and Eola hills, as well as Ribbon ridge are three of its most promising sub-regions.

Sub-Region: Willamette Valley

Type: Red
Red wine is wine made from dark-coloured grape varieties. The color of red differs based on the grapes variety or varieties used. Interestingly, black grapes yield a juice that is greenish-white. The actual red color comes from anthocyan pigments (also called anthocyanins) from the skin of the grape (exceptions are the relatively uncommon teinturier varieties, which produce a red colored juice). Most of the production centers around the extraction of color and flavor from the grape skin.