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J. Christopher Pinot Noir Nuages 2011

J. Christopher Pinot Noir Nuages 750ml 2011      
Sku: 1843229*

Nuages (French for "clouds”) pays homage to the moderating influence of Oregon’s autumn cloud cover, which slows ripening to allow for the long hang time that creates fully developed flavors. Nuages is a very engaging wine. Beginning with a mouthwatering nose of dark, sweet fruit and a hint of smoke and vanilla, it delivers a full impact on the palate, with fine, focused fruit accented by intriguing spice and herbal notes, a juicy grip, firm structure, and good length.

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 Wine Advocate 91 points (Oct 2013)
Sourced, as it was last year, from Adams, Lia’s and Olenik Vineyards - all adjacent to J. Christopher’s facilities, and reflecting their straddling of the volcanic-sedimentary soil interface as well their relative warmth - the 2011 Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains Nuages delivers pungent blond tobacco and fresh ginger in the nose as well as on a bright but silken palate, inflecting fresh, succulent cherry and purple plum, and underlain by both suggestions of chalk and a mouthwatering evocation of marrow-rich beef stock. In Burgundian terms, I imagine this as a Morey-St.-Denis, halfway between Chambolle’s high-toned, spicy brightness and the deep cherry and meatiness of Gevrey. Interestingly, while he agonized over the corresponding Dundee Hills bottling, Somers says one blending session and this Nuages was definitively done. This will likely continue to delight through at least 2018.

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Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
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Pinot Noir
Regional Wineries:
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Country: United States
Region: Oregon
Sub-Region: North Willamette
Appellation: Chehalem Mountains
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Type: Still wine
 
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