This vineyard site is literally on the borderline of the Ribbon Ridge and Chehalem Mountains appellations dividing line and this site carries a significance in the history of the Oregon wine industry that simply cannot be understated.
This special bottling is different than anything else with blueberry and natural vanilla (non-barrel related) elements emerge during fermentation and have remained in the wine ever since, making this site and bottling absolutely stand out. -- winemaker notes.
95 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "This youthful Chateauneuf has a very complex nose of graphite, raw meat and lilies. With aeration the black-cherry note steadily grows in intensity. Bold, leathery and earthy palate with fine tannins that...
The powerful and elegant nose offers notes of spices, cherries and cocoa. Perfectly balanced, the mouth reveals a beautiful dense structure with fine tannins and complex aromas of red fruit such as blackcurrants and floral notes. A very sophisticated wine. 100%...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.