envelope

$66.44
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Bright ruby-red. Vibrant aromas of black raspberry and lavender, with suggestions of spicecake and cola in the background. Juicy and...
$27.34
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Boedecker Pinot Noir "Athena" 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - Black licorice with cedar and a core of dried strawberries. This has plenty of juicy fruit on the front with polished, supple tannins...
$17.44
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Boedecker Pinot Noir 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Firm and focused, this is deftly balanced, letting plum, blueberry and hibiscus flavors push through the layer of fine tannins that...
$41.54
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Boedecker Pinot Noir Cherry Grove Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Light and crisp, with lively acidity and bristly tannins around a vibrant core of cherry and raspberry flavors, hinting at mocha and...
$27.34
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Boedecker Pinot Noir Stewart 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - A gorgeous, vivid nose reminiscent of purple flowers, dark cherries and stones with hints of cedar. This has lush, juicy fruits and a...
$37.34
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Broadley Pinot Noir Claudias Choice 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Vivid red. Spice- and mineral-accented red and dark berries, cherry pit and a hint of licorice on the nose, plus a complicating hint of...
$21.54
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Broadley Pinot Noir Estate 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - Full ruby. Ripe cherry and boysenberry aromas are lifted by a hint of peppery spices. Fleshy and seamless, offering intense dark berry...
$37.34
Check availability
Add Add to wish list

Broadley Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - Brilliant red. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh dark berries, cola, incense and vanilla. A zesty mineral quality adds lift and...

Oregon United States Willamette Valley

The beautiful state of Oregon has, over the past few decades, become increasingly well known and respected for its wine industry, with several small but significant wineries within the state receiving world wide attention for the quality of their produce. Whilst the first vineyards within Oregon were planted in the 1840s, the state's wine industry didn't really take off until the 1960s, when several wine producers from California discovered that the cooler regions of the state were ideal for cultivating various fine grape varietals. Today, Oregon has over four hundred and fifty wineries in operation, the vast majority of which are used for the production of wines made from Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir varietal grapes, both of which thrive in the valleys and mountainsides which characterise the landscape of the state.

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.

The beautiful wine region of Willamette Valley is located in Oregon, one of the main wine producing states of the USA. As in much of Oregon, Willamette Valley benefits enormously from the long, hot summers the state enjoys, and the mineral rich soils which typify the wine regions found there. Willamette Valley has built up a powerful reputation over the past few decades as one of the New World's leading producers of high quality, flavorful and characterful Pinot Noir wines, as the grapes of the Pinot Noir vine thrive particularly well in the region's climatic conditions. Willamette Valley is a fascinating wine region, and is a fine representative for the state of Oregon. Innovative techniques and wine making methods are fairly commonplace there, and the overall produce of the region seems to get better each year.