Oregon’s finest pinot noir.
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24 Collector’s Edition Sets

A master’s class in terroir and winemaking style awaits you…

Each year, the Dundee Hills Winegrowers’ Association offers a limited edition collection of 24 bottles of Pinot Noir, hand-selected by 24 acclaimed Dundee Hills wineries, each showcasing the distinctive quality of each winery within a single vintage.

This year we are proud to present the 2016 Dundee Hills Vintage Collection – a beautiful and a unique gift for any collector, enthusiast, or oenophile.

The 2016’s offer something for everybody. Purists will appreciate the refined elegance. Fans of fruit forward style will love the deeply radiant makeup of the wines, and Old-World enthusiasts will be drawn to the subtle savory qualities and well-integrated tannins.

Order now, before all 24 collections are sold. Begin by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

24 Collector’s Edition Sets – $1495
Available now through March 2020

Only 2 Collections Remain

2016 Vintage Collection Tasting Notes

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Alexana Estate Vineyard & Winery

2016 Revana Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir

With ten clones, eighteen soils, 25 blocks, nine row orientations and elevation from 360 to 640 this Might be the most complex wine in the Willamette Valley. Eleven months in 33% New French Oak barrel. This wine possesses aromatics of cherry, cola, spicebox, vanilla and fig. In the mouth this will be silky, smooth, vibrant and creamy.

Anderson Family Vineyard

2016 Dundee Hills Estate Pinot noir

The 2016 vintage threw us a beautiful curve. This wine is loaded with spice – especially anise. The initial impression moves quickly to forest floor and earthy minerality. Finish is long and structured with fine grained tannins. Accessible now but built to age.

Archery Summit Winery

2016 Arcus Vineyard Pinot Noir

Electric notes of raspberry jam and muddled rhubarb weave into hints of dried herbs and baking spice. Never a truer expression of the rocky, fireorange soil of the Dundee Hills with its multilayered mineral mouthfeel. Fresh marionberry and ripe raspberry mingle with dried blueberries, blanketed within mouthwatering acidity leading to an incredibly long finish. A wine as complex as the diverse vineyard it comes from.

Argyle Winery

2016 Spirithouse Pinot Noir

Entirely from Knudsen Vineyard, 2016 Spirithouse Pinot Noir displays the delicacy and refinement of the Dundee Hills while still bringing impressive depth and texture. Dark cherry, pink peppercorn, and black tea interplay with delicate floral and subtle baking spice. The silky tannins and generous weight are balanced with crisp, high elevation acidity, providing tension to the long finish. After fermentation and gentle pressing, the wine was allowed to age elegantly on its lees for 16 months in French oak, of which 30% were new.

Ayoub Wines

2016 Ayoub Pinot Noir, Estate vineyard

The nose boasts of nutmeg, pepper and medley of red, black and blue fruits. On the palate, this wine focuses on the combination of red fruit, lingering tannin and acidity to create this perfectly textured wine. This portrays finesse and precision in which wines made from volcanic soil to which my vineyard is planted. This is a beautiful, yet powerful wine and it needs time to reveal its full beauty. Best from 2019 to 2030.

Bella Vida Vineyard

2016 Bella Vida J. Christopher Pinot Noir

A favorite from their Winemaker Series, the Bella Vida J. Christopher Pinot Noir has expressive floral notes on the nose and is crafted from a selection of three Dijon clones lending to gracious dark fruit flavors that rest on flint and mineral tones. The wine finishes playfully, while always evolving.

Cramoisi Vineyard

2016 Cramoisi Pinot Noir Reserve

This selection of the vineyard’s finest barrels, shows off the complexity of both rocky and deep soils, denotes the most sophisticated, elegant and intense wine. Rich, full velvety on the palate with notes of cranberry, cherry, caramelized plums and dates. Several layers play together. Intense color and aromas including hints of smoke, spice and tangerine peel.

De Ponte Cellars

2016 Baldwin Family Reserve

Nose of smooth butterscotch, mocha and toffee mingles with notes of blackberry and plum. A luscious, concentrated body yields bright acidity and flavors of baking spice and peppercorn. This intricate and full-bodied wine is serious and wonderful with a lingering finish. Enjoy on that special occasion or cellar for 10-12 years.

Dobbes Family Estate

2016 Vista Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir

Red-fruited aromas of ripe, dark cherry and redcurrant juxtapose with earthy, spicy notes of wet leaves, leather, tobacco, black licorice and oaky vanilla. The flavor mirrors the aroma, with subtle spice notes derived from whole cluster fermentation and 30% new oak barrels. Moderate tannins and elegant acid carry a medium long finish. This Dundee Hills single vineyard Pinot pairs easily with a variety of dishes like Cassoulet, roast chicken, and Brie with dried cranberries and fig jam. Enjoy as a vibrant youthful wine from 2019-2021 and watch it mellow with age from 2022- 2024.

Domaine Drouhin

2016 Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir Laurène

The 2016 Cuvée Laurène is intensely aromatic and complex on the nose. Aromas include dried flowers, violet, spices, blueberry and touch of orange blossom. The palate is captivating, displaying great concentration, with refined texture. It is beautifully balanced, with a long aftertaste. Will age very well over the next 15 years.

Domaine Serene Winery

2016 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir

A true illustration of the art of the blend, the 2016 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir radiates a heavenly bouquet of elderberry, sandalwood, leather and mushrooms. Rich and supple on the palate, it reveals a complex array of dark fruit in a fine-tuned frame of power and elegance. Its silky-smooth tannins leave you with a lingering finish of pure satisfaction.

Durant Vineyards

2016 Bishop Pinot Noir

Sourced from vines planted in 1973 and 1984, this is 100% Pommard clone, layered with peppery red fruits highlighted by lemon rind. It really gathers strength on the midpalate and extends brilliantly through a fullthrottle, well-balanced finish.

Élevée Winegrowers

2016 Élevée Vineyard Pinot Noir

A single vineyard bottling from the Dundee Hills estate, this 2016 offers a bit more concentration and fullness on the palate. The aromatic foundation is mineral and possesses red fruit characteristics of raspberries & cherries. The floral nots of violet and white flowers are present along with a sense of exotic tea and tobacco leaf. Smoot acidity with fine silk texture.

Erath Winery

2016 Knight’s Gambit Pinot Noir

Wafts of marionberry cobbler and Mission fig swirl forth with fragrant floral notes, warm vanilla and spicy sandalwood. Rich and decadent, yet still nuanced and layered, the sweet entry unfolds into luscious, ripe red fruits. The endless finish is buoyed by lovely acidity and lithe tannins.

Furioso Vineyards

2016 La Linea Furioso Pinot Noir

The 2016 La Linea offers vibrant aromas of violet and blueberry with a hint of black pepper. In the mouth, this nearly sold out wine shows great concentration and a broad palate, with firm tannins which will soften with aging. This rich and complex Pinot is meant to be enjoyed with food and would be the perfect pairing for duck confit or balsamic glazed salmon fillets.

Holloran Vineyards

2016 Holloran Pinot Noir Le Pavillon
Vineyard

The 2016 Holloran Le Pavillon Pinot Noir is sourced from 44 year old ownrooted Pommard clone vines, grown on Jory soil. Le Pavillon is primarily south facing with some SE & SW portions. The nose presents spicy clove accents, wrapped around pretty red fruit aromas. A deep mid palate features an array of blackberry and black cherry flavors, with a hint of earthiness, all leading to an extended, elegant finish framed in ripe tannins, and bright acidity.

Knudsen Vineyards

2016 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir

A bright ruby color denotes the vibrant youthfulness of this Dundee Hills Pinot Noir. The nose is blooming with soft rose petal, ripe raspberry, and cherry pit. Touches of worn leather and warm, toasted oak linger in the background. The wine is medium-bodied, with pliable tannins and wellintegrated acidity. It has a core of ripe cherry and an essence of strawberry, framed by a gentle herbal note which gives a lift to a wellbalanced finish.

Native Flora

2016 The Heretic, North Slope Pinot Noir

This single block Pinot Noir comes from their steepest north slope plantings. It is a darker, smoldering, almost brooding yet elegant pinot, showing notes of tobacco and earth scents over deep cherry. It is denser than most pinots, and reminiscent of Burgundies from Romanee St. Vivant. The Heretic truly displays the range of options available on this marvelous estate.

Purple Hands Winery

2016 Holstein Vineyard Pinot Noir

Dense Rich Raspberry, Red Licorice, Candied Honey, Cherry, Vanilla, Glazed Cranberry, Cocoa.

ROCO Winery

2016 Knudsen Vineyards Pinot Noir

This Knudsen Vineyard Pinot Noir shines with a sweet, red nose capped with wild blackberries, tobacco and black currants. Its sleek, rich, black flavor profile wows the palate with tightly wound, evocative tannins that produce a juicy sphere of black sweetness in a casing of chewy tannins and tobacco that escort you toward a booming finish.

Sokol Blosser Winery

2016 Watershed Block Estate Pinot Noir

The 2016 Watershed Block Pinot Noir has an herbaceous nose with hints of rose petals. This wine expresses flavors of ripe red cherry, raspberries and a hint of white pepper on the palate. The finish is long, with lingering flavors of vanilla and cherries.

Stoller Family Estate

2016 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir

Made with their estate Pinot Noir, this wine saw whole berry, native yeast fermentation before aging primarily in neutral French oak for nine months. Notes of bright red fruit, baking spice, cola and earth are met with silky tannins, layers of complexity and a lengthy finish — a classic representation of the Dundee Hills.

Winderlea Vineyard & Winery

2016 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot Noir

Aromas of rose petal, black cherry, and orange zest leap from the glass and transition to the palate. Candied starfruit and red cherry are complimented by notes of vanilla and sarsaparilla. The soft tannins are punctuated by fresh strawberries and citrus and held together by an elegant finish marked by pie crust and maple syrup.

Winters Hill Vineyard

2016 Block 10 Single Block Series Pinot Noir

A fruity red that shows strawberries, blueberries and red plums with hints of sweet baking spices and toasted hazelnuts. The palate is vibrant with red cherries, firm tannins and a neatly balanced finish.


Interested in the Vintage Collection?


Vintage Collection

PREVIOUS COLLECTIONS

2015 – SOLD OUT

2015 was a warm growing season, beginning with an early bud break and ending with an early harvest. Gorgeous dry yet cool days during harvest set the stage for copious amounts of high quality, impeccable fruit that translates into extraordinary wines of both power and finesse.

2015 Wines & Tasting Notes (PDF)

2014 – SOLD OUT

The 2014 Dundee Hills wines show impressive power, intensity and structure. The fruit is not overwhelming and the wines are well integrated. Characteristics of red fruits, dried floral, a touch of spice, minerality and elegant textures.

2014 Wines &Tasting Notes(PDF)

2013 – SOLD OUT

“The Pinots are very clean, with well-integrated tannins and tremendous finesse.”
“Food friendly wines with nice acidity, pleasant roundness and longevity.”
“Wines that show the site, with less opulent fruit giving way to earthy, smoky subtly spicy undercurrents.”    (Dundee Hills Winemakers)

2013 Wines & Tasting Notes (PDF)

2012 – SOLD OUT

“The 2012s combine ripe flavors with Oregon’s natural penchant for transparency and elegance, exactly what happens in a typically cool climate when Mother Nature lavishes sun and warmth on a smaller-than-usual crop. The vintage stands as one of the best the state has ever produced.”  (Harvey Steiman, Wine Spectator)

2012 Wines (PDF)