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2018 Argyle Pinot Noir Willamette Valley

America/United States, Oregon
Argyle Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
Country America/United States
Region Oregon
Appellation Willamette Valley
Winery Argyle Winery
Vintage 2018
Color Red
Varietal(s) 100% Pinot Noir
¥4,730  (incl. tax)
Country America/United States
Region Oregon
Appellation Willamette Valley
Winery Argyle Winery
Vintage 2018
Color Red
Varietal(s) 100% Pinot Noir
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Data
Closure Screw Cap
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 13.8%
Product Code AG-4PN--18
UPC 721675920140
Inventory In Stock
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Vintage Notes

The 2017 growing season began with a relatively cool and wet spring in comparison to 2014-2016, leading to more normal timing of bud break at the end of April. May was fairly cool with a few blips of heat which lead to a moderately later bloom in mid to late June, depending on elevation. Both cluster size and quantity was larger than 2016 so heavy crop-thinning was in order to produce balanced wines. August was very warm but turned cool in September, which allowed the fruit to hang and gain aromatic complexity. Harvest started with Chardonnay at Lone Star Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills on September 8th and finished with Pinot Noir in the upper elevations of the Eola-Amity Hills at Spirit Hill Vineyard on October 14th.