When California natives Steve and Carol Girard sold their successful winery estate in Oakville (now Rudd), they began a world-wide search for a new site to indulge their love affair for the one grape they couldn’t successfully make in the Napa...
Winemaker's Note:An effusive nose of orange zest, jasmine, figs, flan, quince and maple. A silky textured mouth is laced with white chocolate, flan and a vein of acidity that radiates through the finish.Wine Enthusiast: 93 Points This stellar...
Vinous Media, 92 Points This Ian’s Chardonnay is round and silky on the palate, interplaying light caramel, lemon meringue pie, yellow Starburst and peaches and cream. It shows great acidity with medium weight and a little spicy heat, akin to...
Winemaker's Note:The intriguing aromatics of this wine have notes of gardenia, lemon verbena, white nectarine, roasted hazelnut and green pea shoot. The equally exciting palate shows a focused acidity tinged with lime zest and minerality...
Back in the early 1970s, Pat and Joe Campbell moved their young children to an abandoned barn in Chehalem Mountains with an old trailer and a barren plot of land waiting to be tilled. Such were the choices they made back in those days! Once there,...
In the early 1980’s, Dick Shea decided it was time to leave his big city job as an economist and investor so he and his wife got away from it all and purchased a piece of land in then pretty desolate Yamhill-Carlton district of the Willamette...