This flagship bottling from Cristom is a perfect representation of just what kind of Pinot Noir the Eola-Amity Hills can produce. With an extremely approachable style, and a backbone to support it, this is the perfect bottle for drinking today or ten years from now. Whether you are a staunch Burgundy drinker or if RRV Pinot is more your speed, this wine will deliver on every level.
Mt. Jefferson Cuvée is a representation of the Cristom approach to winemaking from some of the finest vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills with a focus on fruit from the estate. With a focus on whole clusters and native yeast, ‘Mt. Jeff is the foundation of the winery and the flagship wine of the brand.
Bringing together biodynamic and organic farming methods, Cristom farms the land with the next 100 years in mind. The estate's wine-growing centers on the philosophy that the greatest expression of terroir produces the finest wines. The cornerstone of its winemaking is rooted in traditional methods – site selection, low yields, whole-cluster fermentation, and native yeasts – to produce balanced, dynamic wines of intensity, structure, and length.
The 2021 vintage is looking to be one of the greatest in recent years.