Oregon 2012 - "the best vintage of my career." "One of three truly great vintages in my 35 years of winemaking experience." So say the winemakers.
Oregon's 2012 vintage white wines are arriving quickly, with the 2012 Pinot noirs and other reds following closely behind. Watch this page for the latest releases from the vintage people are calling "an epic harvest that could lead to one of the best vintages in the history of the 50-year-old region".
What made the difference in 2012? The quality of the fruit. "We put away the sorting table" said one winemaker. "The fruit was so perfect, there were no clusters to reject. The fruit was perfectly ripe with no flaws, making for easy fermentations and beautiful flavors."
Tasting the 2012 Oregon Pinots from barrel has us excited to try the final product. If you've followed our articles about the Patricia Green Cellars and Walter Scott 2012's, you know what we mean. That mysterious element that makes Pinot noir great is present in the 2012 vintage. You're going to love them.
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