93 Points 2015 Pinot Noir Reserve

“A selection of the finest blocks in the Estate Vineyard. After 12 months of aging, 11 barrels were chosen that best represented the 2015 vintage. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Deep aromas of dark red cherry and berry with a bit of savory herbs. An elegant, mid weighted style, offering the essence of […]

95 Points 2015 Pinot Noir Block 10-Whole Cluster

“100% whole cluster fermented. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Dramatic aromatics that excite including scents of black cherry, black raspberry, rose petal and exotic spices. My notes say, “Oh-man!” Equally seductive on the palate, with mid weight unctuous flavors of black cherry and black raspberry immersed in exotic spices. Noticeably different texturally from […]

PinotFile 2017 Pinot Noir All-Americans

We are excited to announce our 2014 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills made it into PinotFile’s 2017 Oregon Value Priced Pinot Noir All-Americans list with a score of 90 points. Most of the wines submitted for review to the PinotFile are in the premium or ultra premium category and cost more than $40. As a result, […]

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Fettuccine with Sausage & Kale

Ingredients 1 pound fettuccine 1 pound spicy italian sausage, removed from casing 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 large bunch kale, trimmed and coarsely chopped 1/2 cup grated parmesan Preparation In large pot of boiling, salted water, cook pasta until al dente; drain. In large skillet, cook sausage over medium-low until browned, about 7 minutes. Add […]

More Excellent Reviews from Great Northwest Wine

This has been a big summer for us with fantastic reviews from Great Northwest Wine. Our 2014 Pinot Noir Block 10 was rated Excellent a couple days ago. “The Gladhart family devoted Block 10 of its Pinot Noir plantings to the Pommard clone, and it has found a home at the highest elevations of its […]

Crop Thinning as Harvest Approaches

With harvest surging towards us, it is time to thin the crop of grapes that is hanging on the vines. Why cut off such lovely fruit? Because the grape’s genetic program evolved to create the maximum quantity of seeds, while as winemakers we want to create the maximum quality of wine.  As a result, the […]