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Customer Comment Archive 2003

...the favorite was the Raptor...

"We did a blind tasting last weekend, pouring the 2001 D'Angerville Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Ducs, 2003 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Renegade Ridge, and 2003 Raptor Ridge Stony Mountain. All three were wonderful wines, but the favorite of our twelve-person tasting group was the Raptor (big, black fruit, spice, cloves). Most guessed a Cote de Nuit, the consensus was a Chambolle Musigny 1er cru. They were shocked that it was an Oregon Pinot." - John Kostas

We were struck by the finesse...despite its considerable power.

"We found the 2003 Reserve to be a very dark and powerful mouthfeel. From the cedar on the nose, we were at first hit by the dark overtures of black pepper, dark chocolate and hints of black tea in the back of the mouth. As it opened up, we began to detect the subtle, but rich flavors of black currant (casis) and dried cranberry. We were struck by the finesse it demonstrated despite its considerable power." - Chuck Humble

I continue to be overwhelmed...

"I just had the '03 Meredith Mitchell over the weekend, and it was amazing. I continue to be overwhelmed at the consistently high quality of your wines and their diversity. This Pinot was completely different from the Shea Vineyard. Tell everyone to keep up the great work - it is greatly appreciated." - Josh Mester, California

...my favorite wine of our 3-day tour.

"It was a pleasure for Steve, Carl and I to visit with you and Annie last Friday and taste your wonderful wines. Thank you both for your hospitality. We had a great time, and really enjoyed the tasting. In particular, the 2003 Reserve Pinot was my favorite wine of our 3-day tour." - John Kostas, Delaware

We were very impressed.

"I ordered two bottles of 2003 Pinot noir from the Meredith Mitchell vineyard. I gave these to my wife (named Meredith Mitchell) for her birthday. WOW! We were very impressed. And generally, we don't like Pinot noir... we prefer Cabs or Merlots. Anyway, thank you for making such a great wine in my wife's name! We will be customers for many years, I'm sure. Best wishes." - Glen and Meredith Mitchell, Washington

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