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Élevée Madrona Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir

Masculine, Big and Powerful. A Single-Vineyard bottling from Madrona Hill Vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains AVA.  The Laurelwood soils, SouthEast aspect, and 590ft elevation, deliver this dense and powerful wine, displaying blackcherries, Italian spices, and plush velvet.

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Description

Masculine, Big and Powerful. A Single-Vineyard bottling from Madrona Hill Vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains AVA.  The Laurelwood soils, SouthEast aspect, and 590ft elevation, deliver this dense and powerful wine, displaying blackcherries, Italian spices, and plush velvet.

Specifications

GRAPE VARIETALS
100% Pinot Noir
FOOD PAIRINGS

The Producer

Élevée Winegrowers is a “Study In Terroir”, focused on exploring the distinct flavors of the Willamette Valley’s diverse Appellations.  We craft a lineup of Single Vineyard Pinot noir wines with very different flavor profiles, originating from diverse environments, to showcase the spectrum of our Valley’s Terroir.  Although each of our wines showcase the diverse personality of each site, in all of them you will find graceful wines with finesse, that have purity, precision, and focus.

él•e•vée  /el-uh-vay/
(french) feminine, adjective
1.  elevated or high.

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Rating and Awards

93 pts James Suckling – 2017
92 pts Wine Enthusiast – 2017
90 pts Wine Spectator -2017

91 pts James Suckling – 2016
93 pts Wine Enthusiast – 2016
91 pts Wine & Spirits – 2016
91 pts Wine Spectator -2016