Ponzi Vineyards Classico Pinot Noir 2016 (90 JD)

“Moving to the reds, the 2016 Pinot Noir Classico is a pretty, perfumed, and complex wine that offers lots of spiced red fruits, dried flowers, and forest floor aromatics, medium to light body, a solid core of sweet fruit, and a fresh, linear style on the finish. It reminds me of a solid Côtes de Beaune and should drink nicely for 4-5 years.”

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    Willamette Valley

    The “classic” representation of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, this wine encapsulates the experience, innovation, top vineyard sources, and expertise of the pioneering Ponzi family. Among the first to make Pinot Noir in Oregon and the United States and, since the start, among the very best. 

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    Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon

    Dick and Nancy Ponzi helped put Oregon on the wine map, and the Ponzi family has worked continuously for over 50 years leading and innovating in the region and, in the case of Pinot Noir, across the country and indeed the world. Today winemaker Luisa Ponzi continues her work with the family of Champagne Bollinger, which acquired the estate in 2021.