Described as an immaculate vintage in the Willamette Valley, 2016 witnessed favorable and uniformed growing conditions that produced a crop with great potential, making for naturally well- balanced wines. With an unusually warm spring, bud break commenced two to three weeks earlier than average, shifting the ripening period and triggering one of the earliest harvests on record. Despite the warm beginning, most of the summer saw moderate temperatures with very few heat spikes, creating a desirable, smaller berry size- thus, a higher grape skin-to-juice ratio, for more concentrated flavors. Moderate temperatures also gave way to inherently higher levels of acidity, giving beautiful structure, vibrancy and aging potential to compliment the depth of flavors.





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