Dundee Hills Barrel Tasting
The Dundee Hills are opening up their barrels on December 14th, and you’re invited!
Each winery is offering their own tasting event featuring barrel tastings. Check the listings below to see who is participating what they have in store.
Visit the Argyle Tasting House for a special flight of Dundee Hills wines (regular flights also offered) and be the first to taste from a special barrel of 2018 Knudsen Vineyard Pinot Noir. This pinot noir is a dark and mysterious new member of the Dijon clone series from the historical Knudsen Vineyard. Come hear the story. Regular pricing applies–barrel sample poured at the end of all flights.
Dobbes Family Estate
Go Rogue this holiday season and Deck The Hills with something a little different – Syrah! We’ll be featuring a barrel tasting of our 2018 Grand Assemblage Syrah from two barrels, one new oak and one neutral oak to give you a glimpse into the nuances of oak influences on Rogue Valley Syrah.
Barrel tasting hosted at 11:30am and 2pm; included with your $20 flight fee. Complimentary for Dobbes wine club members.
Flight cost is $20, refundable with a 6 bottle purchase
ROCO winery will be pouring barrel samples of our 2018 The Stalker Pinot Noir and our 2018 Private Stash Pinot Noir. We’ll also be featuring some current release wines on the flight.
Dundee Wine Library
Let your days be made merry and bright by kicking off the holiday season barrel tasting, and holiday fudge sampling with our new wine maker at the Dundee Wine Library.
Furioso Vineyard’s Winemaker Dominique Mahé embraces a light-handed approach to winemaking so you may taste the true terroir of our estate vineyards. Highlighting mild extraction, un-fined, unfiltered, and natural fermentation wines, join us as we barrel taste our 2019 vintage from both estate vineyards and Explore the Intersection of Art, Wine, and Famiglia.
Holloran Vineyard Wines
We will be tasting 2 blocks of 2018 Le Pavillon vineyard pinot noir. Le Pavillon Grafted – this is 2/3 Dijon 114 and the remaining 115 & Wadenswil (3 clones are blended together in the final wine)
Le Pavillon Lower – this is all own-rooted Pommard clone
Le Pavillon vineyard is organically and biodynamically farmed by our own vineyard crew. It was planted 1972-1974. Volcanic soils. A total of 10 acres of a mix of varietals, mostly pinot noir, followed by riesling and chardonnay.
Dundee Tasting Room
11:00 – 5:00, $15
Current release flight along with a special barrel sampling of our 2018 Olson Old Vine Reserve Pinot Noir (sourced from the original vines in our estate vineyard, planted in 1972).
Join winegrower Bill Sweat in his “winerette” on the Winderlea Vineyard to taste through barrels of his 2018 and 2019 whole cluster Pinot noir known as Imprint. Bill’s been making his Imprint Pinot noir since 2009 and it has because Winderlea’s little “cult” Pinot noir at just 200 cases a year. The Imprint is sourced entirely from Winderlea’s Certified Biodynamic® vineyard. After the barrel tasting, you’ll have the opportunity to taste through some current vintage Winderlea wines, including the 2016 Winderlea Imprint Pinot noir now in release.
Winter’s Hill Estate
Casual walk in barrel tastings every half hour beginning at 11:30am. The last group will be at 4:00pm. Price $15
Also participating in the Barrel Tasting weekend:
Domaine Roy et Fils
Details coming soon…