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Oregon Chardonnay Takes Center Stage

Oregon Chardonnay Takes Center Stage Willamette Valley produces some mighty fine Pinot noir. The region also produces some great Chardonnay, and vintners planted plenty of it during the post-prohibition era in the 60s and 70s. Yet, many drinkers are not familiar with their whites. There are some interesting experiments going on right now, which are slowly […]

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2011 Willamette Valley Vineyards Chardonnay

Wine Review: 2011 Willamette Valley Vineyards Chardonnay Estate The Willamette Valley Vineyards Chardonnay is a labor of love. It takes nearly a year to complete its process from whole cluster pressing to a slow cold soak and a once a month lees stirring. This wine is very bright and lively with a unique flavor profile that […]

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2011 Stoller Reserve Chardonnay

Wine Review: 2011 Stoller Reserve Chardonnay The fruit that went in to 2011 Stoller Reserve was sourced from their oldest plantings of Chardonnay on the estate. Clones 95, 76 and 96 (planted in 1995) make a unique wine with lots of character and creaminess that comes from barrel fermentation. The wine has great acidity that […]

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2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay

Wine Review: 2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay . The 2011 Rex Hill Dijon Clone Chardonnay is delicious and clean with a good dose of citrus and mineral. The medium-long finish is enticing and smooth. Winemaker Michael Davies recommends pairing his Chardonnay with sushi. 185 case production. Drink now through 2016.  (more…)

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2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee

Wine Review: 2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee, Willamette Valley, Oregon The 2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee is a great Chardonnay that was sourced from Dijon blocks located in the Dundee Hills—one block of 76 clone from Freedom Hill, another block from mixed Dijon clones from the Durant Vineyards and another from Lange Estate. […]

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2011 Phelps Creek Vineyards Estate Reserve Chardonnay

Wine Review: 2011 Phelps Creek Vineyards Estate Reserve Chardonnay Phelps Creek Vineyards Estate located in Hood River, Oregon is a small boutique winery that practice sustainable agricultural practices and produces 5,000 cases of Chardonnay and Pinot noir annually. The started with Pin ot noir in 1990, and added a few blocks of Chardonnay a few […]

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