Our Willamette Valley cuvée features fruit grown onselect vineyard sites in Yamhill County. The winesbenefit from the same integrity in the winemakingprocess as our estate wines. These sites are farmedsustainably and managed to very low yields.It is not fined or filtered.
It is a medium to full-bodied wine with sweet tannin,low acidity and an intriguing bouquet of "foresty" underbrush, redcurrants and black cherries. With ahint of Asian spices it has undeniable charm, silkinessand velvety texture. These are all hallmarks of thebest 2009 Oregon Pinots and are well displayed inthis wine.
Sleek and silky, with pretty cherry and mineral flavors that glide seamlessly through the long, vivid finish. This has depth, deft balance and welcome restraint. Drink now through 2017.
International Wine Cellar
Vivid red. Sexy, expressive aromas of black raspberry, rose, Asian spices and mocha, with a hint of anise. Sappy and expansive on entry, then tighter in the mid-palate, offering sweet red and dark berry flavors and notes of spicecake and candied flowers. Puts on weight with air and finishes with very good focus, length and subtle smokiness. This drinks very well right now.
The Beaux Frères Vineyard is located on an 86-acre farm atop Ribbon Ridge in the Chehalem Valley near Newberg (Yamhill County, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA). Tall and stately Douglas fir trees cover nearly 50 acres of the farm, with homestead and winery buildings occupying another 6 acres. The vineyard is situated on 30 acres (24 of which are planted) of steep, contiguous southeast, south and southwest facing hillsides of Willakenzie soils at elevations of around... View More