Medium to full bodied, medium-to-dark ruby color, a liquid fruit salad in a glass... fruity cherry, strawberry aromas, juicy soft and warm mouthfeel. Our founder, Jim Bernau calls it "Pinot noir candy".
Wonderful by itself or with cheeses, pasta dishes with sun dried tomatoes, grilled fish, squab and lighter fowl. Serve at room temperature or moderately chilled on warmer days.
A combination of determination and extraordinary people has brought Willamette Valley Vineyards from an idea to one of the region's leading wineries, earning the title "One of America's Great Pinot Noir Producers," from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Founder, Jim Bernau, purchased the Estate site in 1983 and cleared away the old pioneer plum orchard hidden in scotch broom and blackberry vines. He planted Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. In the beginning, he hand watered the... View More