Cristom Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir
First established in 1982, the Gerries re-named the existing vineyard after Paul’s mother when they purchased the estate in 1992. Marjorie is the oldest vineyard on the estate. Though mostly replanted, the 8.4 acres of Pinot Noir on a gently sloping bench of moderately deep volcanic soil in the heart of the hillside produce small, highly concentrated clusters. The resulting wines are concentrated and graceful with a distinct texture and elegance that make this a distinguished site.
The 2021 Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir has alluring aromas of muddled raspberry, nutmeg, coriander seed, and rose petals that carry over to the palate with rich, concentrated fruit and floral nuances. Powerful, yet elegant tannins and bright acidity provide balance and structure.