2017 Dundee Hills Pinot noir
This exceptionally friendly and approachable Pinot noir has aromatics of bergamot and cherries rushing from the glass. Savory and spice notes balance fruit and floral tones highlighted by cinnamon, dried blueberry and plum. As it evolves, juicy flavors of pie berries appear amid coffee overtones, supple tannins and long, structured finish.
Vineyards: 89% Winderlea Vineyard, 11% Murto Vineyard
Selections: Pommard, Dijon 777, 114 & 115, Heritage
Best Paired With: Hearty braised short ribs and root veggies after day tripping in the country in search for colorful leaves.
2016 Bounteous Pinot noir
Sourced from select barrels of Pinot noir from the Meredith Mitchell, Murto and Shea Vineyards, this wine is structured, elegant, and approachable. Silky and voluptuous, the palate marries sweet and savory flavors of tobacco with notes of star anise, allspice, and cardamom. Black currant meets cranberry and peppercorn on a long and memorable finish.
Vineyards: 71% Meredith Mitchell, 24% Shea, 5% Murto
Selections: Dijon 115, Wädenswil, Own-rooted Pommard
Best Paired With: Truffle mac and cheese after carving the perfect jack-o-lantern with the kiddos.
2011 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot noir
Opening with a very floral bouquet of honeysuckle, strawberry and rose hips, the 2011 Winderlea continues to show savory characteristics of wood spice, mushroom and wet stone. On the palate the wine shows layers of fruit coupled with salted caramel and hints of black tea. A stunning example of an incredibly cellar worthy wine.
AVA: Dundee Hills
Selections: Pommard, Coury, Dijon 114, 115, 667 & 777
Best Paired With: Picnics and apple picking on the first crisp, cool, clear day.