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2015 Willful Pinot Noir

2015 “Willful” Pinot Noir There was such an abundance of great fruit in 2015 we had the luxury of creating four unique blends. At the end of the barrel aging phase, we tasted each barrel and then I grouped them to make the blends. We wanted one of the...

2015 Estate Pinot Noir

2015 Estate Pinot Noir Our flagship Pinot Noir from the excellent 2015 vintage. While the abundant yield allowed us to produce a few unique blends, this wine is very true to our original vision for a Ribbon Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir. The 64% Pommard gives it a solid...

2016 Estate Pinot Noir

2016 Estate Pinot Noir The 2016 vintage benefitted from an early spring and a warm, but not hot summer and fall. This allowed us to pick beautiful, luscious fruit in early September, a record for us. The fruit was uniformly pristine when it arrived at the winery with...

2017 Estate Pinot Noir

2017 Estate Pinot Noir 2017 was an unusual growing season in that depending on the week it could be cool and wet or hot and dry. The result is a hybrid between a cool vintage and a warm vintage that showcases the best of both. Smaller berries with thick skins yielded...

2014 Estate Pinot Noir

2014 Estate Pinot Noir 2014 was the first in a string of warm growing seasons in the Northern Willamette Valley. From bud break through harvest, we saw an almost ideal growing season that produced a near record quantity of exceptional, balanced fruit. Spring came a...