Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction, Powered by Zachys, August 10


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5 cases of 2021 Pinot Noir produced specially for this auction.
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/10/2023
Nothing that we farm is flat. Great grapes covet optimal exposure, drainage, and elevation. Arcus Vineyard is our most dramatic site, steep, rocky, and home to rich, red, Jory soil. Up there, things are wild and diverse and we farm it accordingly, with zero herbicides and sometimes donning special footwear to navigate the incredible inclines. Ad Alta showcases the very best of this vineyard, made from a unique selection of fruit from the highest-set vines. It’s a wine that reflects its unique upbringing, showing tension and rustic qualities. Welcome to the top of the Dundee Hills.

In 1993, Archery Summit set its sights on creating wines of real purpose in the Willamette Valley. Since, the Dundee Hills winery has helped establish the region as the cradle of cooler-climate American wine. Winemaker Ian Burch and his team achieve bar-raising wines by way of earned instincts—the familiarity gained from many shared vintages, tending sites they know personally.Thirty years on, Archery Summit proudly considers itself the stewards of someplace truly special, with unparalleled potential. The winegrowing stresses organic and biodynamic farming, with zero tolerance for herbicide, nurturing the land and yielding a rousing lineup of estate Pinot Noirs.

AVA: Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley
Vineyard: Arcus Vineyard
Blocks: mix of the highest elevation blocks on the vineyard
Clones: mix of own-rooted and Dijon Clone
Soil Type: Jory
Sustainability Certifications: LIVE, herbicide free
Winemaker: Ian Burch
Harvested: 9/1/2021 – 9/18/2021
Bottled: 3/29/2023
Alcohol: 13.5%
60 Bottles 750ml
Archery Summit Winery 2021 Pinot Noir “Ad Alta”
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Final prices include Buyer's Premium: $6,500
Auction closed on Thursday, August 10, 2023.
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