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2016 Aspen Pinot Gris – Released April 2017

The Aspen Block consists of 5 estate acres planted in 2006, 2.5 acres of Pinot Gris and 2.5 acres of Chardonnay.

$25/bottle $270/case     Wine Club Members $255/case
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Tasting Notes:

Bright fruit aromatics range from grapefruit, mango, and peach leading to a flavor palate of lime, grapefruit, apricot and tropical fruit. The sweet fruit flavors emphasize the small amount of residual sugar. Its texture gives way to a wonderfully smooth and crisp finish that is easy to drink sitting out on the front deck.

Pairing Suggestions:

This wine has excellent balance for drinking by itself at cool temperatures or with cheeses, bread, and a light virgin olive oil.

Technical Information:

AVA: McMinnville AVA, Willamette Valley

Soil Type: Willakenzie Soil (predominately Marine Sedimentary)

Clones: 148 and 152 Clones on 3309 root stock

Age of Vines: 10 years, Acreage Total: 2.5 AC, Case Production: 260

Alcohol: 3.4%, pH: 3.4, Brix: 23.4, RS: 1.9%

Oak Regimen: None

2015 Pinot Blanc – Released April 2017

The Pinot Blanc is produced from fruit from the McMinnville AVA. These are some of the oldest Pinot Blanc vines in the Willamette Valley.

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Tasting Notes:

The aromatics begin with Asian pear and citrus lemon. The fruit flavors of lime, grapefruit, and citrus are distinct and crisp. It has a creaminess that allows the wine to linger for a long finish.

Pairings Suggestions:

The 2015 vintage is a wonderful complement to food with salads and crab cake being my favorite, as always.

Technical Information:

-Soil Type: Jura

-Age of Vine: 30 years old

-Acreage Total: 6  -Case Production: 200

-Alcohol: 13.8%, PH: 3.4, Brix: 23.8 , RS: 0% dry

2015 Chardonnay – Released April 2017

The Aspen Block consists of 2.5 estate acres planted in 2006. The 2015 vintage is the first vintage of wine from Chardonnay fruit on this block.

$40/bottle $432/case      Wine Club Members $408/case
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Tasting Notes:

Bright fruit aromatics range from apricot, pear, and peach with a floral hint of lavender leading to a flavor palate of apple glaze, pear, apricot and a hint of caramel. It’s soft full texture roles to a wonderfully round and creamy finish that lingers on for minutes.

Pairings Suggestions:

This wine has excellent balance for drinking with salmon, white fish, or shellfish. 

Technical Information:

-Soil Type: Willakenzie Soil (blend of Marine Sedimentary and some Volcanic)
-Vines: Clones 75, 75, 95, and 548 on 3309 Root stock
-Age of Vine: 10 years old
-Acreage Total: 2.5, Case Production: 190
-Alcohol: 13.4%, PH: 3.12, Brix: 22 , RS: 0% dry

2014 Cuvee Pinot Noir

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The Cuvee consists of fruit from Amity-Eola Hills and McMinnville AVA. The blocks are Dijon 777 Clone.

$35/bottle $378/case     Wine Club Members $357/case
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Tasting Notes:

Rosehips, cinnamon, and light sage are the first aromatics. Pie cherry, red current, and raspberry fruit fill your mouth with a hint of flint. Finishing off with layers of smoke and leather, yet still refreshing. Nice lingering finish that is drinkable now and will be at its best in another year.

Pairing Suggestions:

A drink now Pinot to pair with chicken, turkey, burgers and other light dishes.

Technical Information:

-Vine: Dijon 777 and 828

-Age of Vine: 8 years

-Case Production: 243 Cases

-Alcohol: 13.5%  -PH: 3.12  -Brix: 22.7  -RS:0

 

2014 Bailey Pinot Noir

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The Bailey Block is the latest block planted at Youngberg Hill consisting of 3 acres of Dijon 777 Clone, setting at 660 to 700 feet on Steiwer soil (volcanic rock) with a shelf of shale going through about 2/3 of the block at 18” deep.

$40/bottle $432/case      Wine Club Members $408/case
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Tasting Notes:

Ignites with cinnamon, brambles, black pepper and a smoky char on the nose. Black sweet fruits accented with anise fill the palate. Plum followed by violet and rose petals, with mineral accents extend the finish.

Pairing Suggestions:

The Bailey will pair best with turkey, duck, pork, pizza, and cheeses.

Technical Information:

– Estate Grown

-Soil Type: Steiwer Soil (Volcanic rock)

-Vine: Dijon 777

-Age of Vine: 8 years old

-Acreage Total: 3  -Case Production: 73 Cases

-Alcohol: 13.6%, PH: 3.12, Brix: 2.6.0, RS: 0

 

2014 Natasha Pinot Noir

natasha-2014The Natasha’s Block consists of 6.6 estate acres facing Southeast giving the maximum amount of sunlight in equal distribution to the vines. 28-year-old vines on owned root Wadneswil and Pommard clones; setting at 600 feet on the marine sedimentary soil.


$50/bottle $540/case      Wine Club Members $510/case
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Tasting Notes:

White pepper, bright candied cherry, and allspice lift the nose. The flavors explode with sweet black cherry, honey, rhubarb, mineral and sweet barrel notes. Finishing on a sweet tobacco note with layers of flowers like honeysuckle.

Pairing Suggestions:

A beautiful and classic Pinot to pair with duck breasts, baked salmon, or pork tenderloin.

Technical Information:

– Estate Grown

-Soil Type: Willakenzie Soil (blend of Marine Sedimentary and Volcanic)

-Vine: 40% Wadenswil and 60% Pommard

-Age of Vine: 28 years old

-Acreage Total: 6.6  -Case Production: 136 Cases

-Alcohol: 14%, PH: 3.3, Brix: 24.3, RS: 0

 

2014 Jordan Pinot Noir

jordan-2014The Jordan Block sits on 4 estate acres facing South at a steeper slope and getting more benefit from the coastal breeze each afternoon.

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Tasting Notes:

Aromatics arrive with earthy notes of new rain in the forest, barrel toast, and cellar cave. It is loaded with red currant, Italian plum, and black tea. The Jordan is a big mouthful of fruit with an equal balance of fruit tannins and acid for a long lingering finish.

Pairing Suggestions:

A fuller bodied Pinot with higher acidity and tannins makes this wine go magically with any red meat and game.

Technical Information:

– Estate Grown

-Soil Type: Steiwer

-Vine: 60% Pommard and 40% Wadenswil

-Age of Vine: 28 years old

-Acreage Total: 4, Case Production: 448 cases

-Alcohol: 13.7%, PH: 3.1, Brix: 23.3, RS: 0

2013 Jordan Pinot Noir

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The Jordan Block sits on 4 estate acres facing South at a steeper slope and getting more benefit from the coastal breeze each afternoon. The 2013 vintage is a more elegant and balanced style wine due to the cooler ripening weather.

$65/bottle $780/case      Wine Club Members $702/case
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Tasting Notes:

Dark ruby color is accented with aromatics of earthy notes of wood toast and cedar. It is loaded with Black cherry, plum and blackberry fruit; and savory characteristics of pepper and leather. The Jordan is a big mouth full of fruit tannins with an extra-long finish.

Pairing Suggestions:

A fuller bodied Pinot with higher acidity and tannins makes this wine go magically with any red meat and game.

Technical Information:

– Estate Grown

-Soil Type: Steiwer

-Vine: 60% Pommard and 40% Wadenswil

-Age of Vine: 27 years old

-Acreage Total: 4, Case Production: 265 cases

-Alcohol: 13.0%, PH: 3.1, Brix: 20.9, RS: 0