2009 Oregon Vintage Profile from The Wine Advocate

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

2009 Pinot Noir Reserve
91 points
Luisa Ponzi decided not to make any vineyard designates in the 2009 vintage so the 2009 Pinot Noir Reserve was the beneficiary of that fruit. Dark ruby red in color, it exhibits an alluring perfume of cedar, Asian spices, incense, lilacs, black cherry, and black raspberry. Meatier and richer than the Willamette Valley bottling, it has enough structure to evolve for 1-2 years and will deliver optimum drinking from 2012 to 2019.

2009 Pinot Noir
89 Points
The 2009 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley was sourced mainly from the Chehalem Mountain AVA. Made from...

10 Must Try Fall Wines

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

Ponzi, "Tavola," (Willamette Valley, Oregon): A fabulous dry medium-bodied Pinot Noir boasting medium tannins as well. Beautiful fruit flavors of spiced cherry, red raspberry, and hints of clove and plum make this a perfect wine to sip while enjoying the fall foliage. Serve this wine with lean meats such as filet mignon or pork tenderloin.

By: Jason Hodnett, Morton’s The Steakhouse General Manager and Sommelier
Published: November 02, 2011

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Ponzi Chardonnay a Top White Featured in Sunset

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

2008 Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve spotlighted as a top 3 white wine in Sunset Magazine. Click the link below to read the article:

Harvest 2011 Video, Part Two: Into the Winery, Sorting and Fermentation…

Posted Tue, November 01, 2011 in All Posts, Harvest, Videos

Harvest 2011 Video, Part One: From the Vineyard to the Crush Pad

Posted Tue, November 01, 2011 in All Posts, Harvest, Videos