VINEYARD: Eileen Vineyard has a commanding view of the Cristom Estate, the Eastern Cascade Mountains, and the Western Coastal Range. The vineyard's elevation soars from 540 to 705 feet, giving Eileen the highest elevation on the Cristom property. Eileen is also known for having the youngest vines and the largest planting. The Eileen Single-Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir was first released in 2000.
FERMENTATION: 100% Estate fruit Fermentation. Roughly 43% whole clusters; 1 to 5 ton open-top fermenters. Native yeast used exclusively.
AGING: About 17 months, Burgundian cooperage (56% new oak).