Adelsheim Bryan Creek Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2008

Pinot Blanc from Willamette Valley, Oregon

Price: $22.00 $18.99
Save $3.01 (14%)
Item No. 106956
  • WE90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.2%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

This 2008 Pinot blanc features peach, citrus zest, melon and floral aromas. On the palate, one finds a fascinating mix of meyer lemon and casaba melon. There's a mid-palate richness that is offset by the wine's general raciness. It pairs superbly with a wide range of foods - from shellfish to quiche to spicy Asian food.

Critical Acclaim

"From estate vines planted in 1993, this deeply fruity wine has a flavorful blend of banana and other tropical fruits with citrus and citrus rind highlights. Full bodied, almost fleshy for a Pinot Blanc, its mouth-cleansing acidity leaves a fresh, lemony flavor on the tongue, ready for another sip or a bit of pasta, seafood or poultry. "
90 Points

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Learn About Adelsheim Map ItMap It

Established in 1971, Adelsheim is a family-owned and operatedc winery with estate vineyards located in Oregon's northern Willamette Valley. Over the past 41 years, the Adelsheim Vineyard estate has grown to include twelve exception vineyard sites throughout the Valley, totaling 237 acres. Company co-founder, David Adelsheim, has done work throughout the years to benefit both the...

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Learn About Willamette Valley

(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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Learn About Pinot Blanc

Pinot Blanc(pee-no blahnk) Pretty and Simple A mutation of the Pinot family, Pinot Blanc was once commonly mistaken for Chardonnay - it looks quite similar on the vine. But true Pinot Blanc lacks most Chardonnay characteristics. The grape is most at home in Alsace, where it is used both in blends as well as a sole varietal. It's also found in Italy...

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