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1999 Beaux Freres - Pinot Noir The Beaux Freres Vineyard Pinot Noir - USA - Oregon - Willamette Valley - Ribbon Ridge - Red

USA - Oregon - Willamette Valley - Ribbon Ridge

Red Pinot Noir
Producer Notes

The Beaux Freres estate property, an old pig farm, is 24 acres of tightly-spaced, low-yielding vines on the steep slopes of Ribbon Ridge in Northern Willamette Valley. Winemaking philosophy and technique follow a commitment to minimal intervention, with native yeast fermentations and only one racking prior to bottling. All the wines are unfined and unfiltered. The wine remains in French oak... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2004-2014 VF: 2002-2011

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 95
Author mike1054
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.6%
Tasted On 09/14/2015

Drinking wonderfully now. Forest floor, cremini mushroom, later sweet cherry on finish. A+

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Author Peter B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.904%
Tasted On 08/13/2011
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Great pinot for new world.

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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.795%
Tasted On 11/09/2009

Slight tar and tobacco notes but fruit is fading and tartness persists.

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Author Karl L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 01/11/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2014

Elegant fruit with hints of cherry and raspberry, long full finish.

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Author Reed D
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.526%
Tasted On 07/20/2005
Drink Dates 2005-2015

Still really youthful in 2005. Approachable but needs 3 more years to reach prime. Excellent.

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.286%
Tasted On 06/14/2003
Drink Dates 2003-2006

More and more I believe the '99 vintage in Oregon does not live up to its hype - I much prefer the 2000s and to a lesser extent the '98s. Sandalwood flavors and aromas dominate this wine. Medium ruby red color with thick clear legs. Light mint, spice, plum, spearmint are discernable in this wine's quite complex nose. Somewhat lean on the palate, (just like most '99s) with high acidity and simple red fruit flavors. Seems more mature in the mouth despite the high acidity and foursquare flavor profile.

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