The Reserves are a selection of both red and white wines. This is a versatile collection and one that truly reflects are creative winemaking and attention to detail and finesse. Whether it's the unique blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris knows as "White and Gray," the limited edition Swan Song Pinot Noir, our beautiful Chardonnay or our Reserve Pinot, there are numerous delicious choices in this collection.
Our Reserve Pinot Noir is a barrel selection from the best vineyards on the estate, with an emphasis on strength, depth and elegance.
The wine opens brightly with ripe kiwi, melon and quince. The palate has a creamy mouthfeel with bosc pear, yellow apple and fig. The finish has notes of oregano, crisp early pear and a touch of lanolin.
The vineyard block dubbed Swan Song during the 2010 vintage because of its losing battle with phylloxera finally succumbed in late 2013; this will be the last vintage we produce a Swan Song Pinot Noir.
Good structure and spice and a constantly unfurling list of flavors make this an exciting wine to discover and return to again and again.
There’s no mistaking that this fruit comes from a different part of the Willamette Valley, expressing aromas of cola, dried roses, rum raisin and Fruit Roll-Ups. The soft entry of the palate leads to cherry Jolly Rancher and dark chocolate with peppermint notes and a long and lingering finish.
Aromatics of honey, animal cracker and freshly-baked lemon-poppy seed muffin lead way to a palate that is bright, with hints of kiwi and lemon mint that finishes pithy and broad.
A bright Chardonnay with aromas of peaches, small white flowers, pear and Meyer lemon peel. The palate is a complex and fresh mix of kumquat pith, green papaya and savory herbs that finishes with a bright minerality.