Willamette Valley Vineyards Late Harvest Viognier (half-bottle) 1997

Dessert from Willamette Valley, Oregon

Price: $20.99 $18.89
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Item No. 1215
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Winemaker's Notes

The stylistic vision of this wine is depth of extract, richness and power which will age well and gain complexity. The grapes were picked at peak ripeness and frozen. They were then pressed out as they thawed in the press, yielding a rich concentrated extract which was then settled, racked and inoculated with a specially selected strain of yeast. Fermentation lasted approximately 4 weeks at 55 degrees F. The wine was racked immediately after fermentation to preserve fruitiness, and bottled.

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United in the dream of building a world class winery in Oregon, thousands of wine enthusiasts joined winegrower Jim Bernau to create Willamette Valley Vineyards, which is regarded as one of Oregon's top wineries. Since 1983, the winery has grown to produce some of the highest-rated Pinot Noirs in the U.S. Wine Enthusiast magazine has named Willamette Valley Vineyards one of...

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(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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