One of Bergstrom's newest and most exclusive vineyard sites, Le Pre du Col lies in the prestigious Ribbon Ridge AVA. It is here that some of Oregons best wine producers have carved out an international reputation and demand for Oregon Pinot Noir! From this vineyard some of Bergstrom Wines' most promising Pinot Noirs are being produced.
This wonderful vineyards provides the unique qualities of this wine especially its trademark aromas of spicy sweet cinnamon as well as ripe Oregon strawberries and cherries combined with silky texture and length.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 93
"From a vineyard on Ribbon Ridge immediately west of Bergstroms’ winery, planted only in the last half dozen years, and monopolized by them, the 2011 Pinot Noir Le Pre du Col leads with scents of licorice and tamarind; smoky black tea and nobly fungus; lemon and grapefruit oils; not to forget dark cherry and plum, with an emphasis on their pits. (I would have sworn blind that this was influenced by whole clusters and stems, but it’s not.) The palate is correspondingly complex and piquant, pungent and tart-edged, with abundant primary juiciness, fine-grained tannins, and fine focus of flavors. Finishing with rapier refinement and penetration, along with a cyanic glow, this memorable Pinot is likely to merit attention through at least 2022..."