In the most recent edition of Wine Spectator’s “Tasting Highlights” series, senior editor Tim Fish reports on the newly released 2016 and 2017 vintages from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. In the past decade this region has seen an undeniable increase in both quality and quantity of astounding wines. As a sneak peak of the upcoming vintages, veteran producer Ponzi Vineyards is featured for their world-class 2016 Pinot Noir Classico. The 92 point review highlights the wine as “lithe and delicately expressive, with aromas of fresh violet, cherry and orange peel, opening to sleek and layered flavors that linger on the finish.”
To read more about the recent vintages in Oregon and Ponzi Vineyards, read the full article HERE.
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.
Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Dick and Nancy Ponzi helped put Oregon on the map in the United States and the world. The mantle has been picked up by daughters Maria and Luisa Ponzi, who continue the family history of leadership and innovation in the region and, in the case of Pinot Noir, across the country.