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2016 Troon Vineyard Estate Cuvée Pyrénées Tannat/Malbec Co-ferment, Kubli Bench, Applegate Valley
$ 60.00

No other wine speaks so clearly about the terroir and character of the Kubli Bench in the Applegate Valley than the distinctive co-ferment of Tannat and Malbec, Cuvée Pyrénées. In the shadow of the Pyrénées Mountains in southwestern France Tannat and Malbec reign as the premier grape varieties in the famed appellations of Madiran and Cahors and we named this wine in their honor. Cuvée Pyrénées was formally known as MT, but its new name better
reflects the traditions and inspiration that created this one-of-a-kind Oregon co-ferment.  Troon is firmly committed to co-fermentation instead of blending as they believe adds many layers of complexity and texture than cannot be obtained in any other way. Their 2016 Cuvée Pyrénées is svelte yet substantial wine with brilliant lifted aromatics. More than cellar-worthy, with a bit of patience this wine will develop into a wine of even greater complexity than it already possesses.

2016 Troon Vineyard, Bistro Syrah, Rogue Valley
$ 25.00

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We craft two selections of Syrah at Troon Vineyard. Our Estate Syrah is destined for collector’s wine cellars and fine restaurants.  Our Bistro Syrah is more likely to be found on tonight’s dinner table or at your local wine bar and that’s just where we want it to be. As serious as our Estate Syrah can be our Bistro Syrah is equally light-hearted, vivacious and charming. Syrah is uniquely capable of producing delicious
wines with these diverse personalities so we could not resist making both. This 2016 is the last we will produce with the Rogue Valley AVA as from the 2017 vintage on both of our Syrah selections will be estate bottled. Our 2016 was produced with syrah from the Aardvark Vineyard located near Talent. It is upfront and fruit forward with rich, earthy classic Syrah flavors and it is absolutely ready to drink right now.

2016 Troon Whole Grape Ferment Riesling (Orange Wine), Applegate Valley
$ 20.00

93 Points - Terroirist, Isaac James Baker

92 Points - NorCalWine 

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Introducing a totally new wine from Troon Vineyard our 2016 Troon Riesling, Whole Grape Ferment (Orange Wine), Applegate Valley is our first 'skin-fermented' white wine. We crafted this "Orange Wine" much the same as we do our red wines. The result is an exotic wine that combines the bright freshness or a white wine with the structure and body of a red.

Introducing a totally new wine from Troon Vineyard our 2016 Troon Riesling, Whole Grape Ferment (Orange Wine), Applegate Valley is our first 'skin-fermented' white wine. We crafted this 'Orange Wine' much the same as we do our red wines. The result is an exotic wine that combines the bright freshness of a white wine with the structure and body of a red. You'll know right away why they call them orange wines when you see its orange tinted color. Below you see the wine fermenting on its skins in small fermenters where it was punched down by hand daily. After a brief stay in mature French Oak barrels, we are releasing this exciting new wine for your springtime enjoyment. This very dry, full-flavored white wine will literally match with almost any food you can think of and we can't think of a better wine to take on any range of appetizers at your next party and it certainly would be the perfect match for a dinner of tapas.

2017 Estate Roussanne, Kubli Bench Applegate Valley
$ 35.00

Roussanne is usually found as part of a blend with Marsanne or Viognier, but Troon could not resist letting their Estate Roussanne have its turn in the spotlight as a solo act. One taste of this exotic wine and you’ll know why we decided to bottle this wine as a single varietal. Roussanne is one of the most highly-regarded varieties in the Rhône and Languedoc regions of southern France. There Roussanne adds structure to the more voluptuous Marsanne. Certainly, the 2017 Roussanne exhibits that classic, firm structure, but this fruit,
grown on some of our most gravelly soils, is also richly flavored and filled with enticing aromatics and flavors. While we feel this wine will mature beautifully over the next two years, we actually can’t resist drinking it now!

2017 Sauvignon Blanc Russian River Valley
$ 20.00

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Appellation Profile

The Russian River Valley is blessed by a myriad of microclimates – however, the unifying characteristics are foggy mornings and evenings that cool off hot summer days in the vineyard.  The result is an extended growing season that allows grapes to fully ripen while keeping their fresh, vibrant acidity.  This climate is a perfect showcase for Sauvignon Blanc – the grape is at once both plush and tropical as well as pleasantly invigorating – the best of both worlds.  

Winemaker's Notes

Pale straw gold in color, the 2016 Sauvignon Blanc is bracingly fresh on the nose.   Notes of gooseberry, kefir lime, sweet ginger, and white pepper give way to more tropical fruits like pineapple and lychee with time in the glass.  The result of an extended drought, this vintage shows great concentration and precision on the palate with a laser-like focus on bright citrus, candied orange, and green papaya.  Juicy and penetrating, the finish lingers and cleanses with final notes of key lime and stony minerality.

Technical Data

Varietal Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc 
Appellation: Russian River Valley
Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.2 
Acidity: 6.8 g/L
Aging Potential: 1-3 Years 
Release Date: August 1, 2018

2017 Troon Vineyard Estate Sangiovese
$ 25.00

We know that more often than not, Italian varieties grown outside of Italy can disappoint. They lack the verve of these varieties grown on their native soils. We feel this New World problem is due to poor site selection and the use of winemaking techniques more in line with big Napa Valley Cabernet than the more nuanced winemaking techniques used in Italy.  Of course, those issues are flipped on their head at Troon Vineyard. Our moderate Southern Oregon climate, higher altitude, and natural winegrowing and winemaking methods
gives wines with the same lively acidity and freshness that defines the great wines of Italy.  Our 2017 Estate Sangiovese is lithe and structured, not unlike a Chianti Classico in weight and color. Of course, this is Applegate Valley
Sangiovese so it has its own bright, refreshing personality and expressive fruit character. We recommend enjoying this wine over the next several years to take full advantage of its zesty personality. Food matching could not be easier, just bring out your favorite Italian recipes!

As with all of our wines, our Estate Kubli Bench Blanc was crushed by foot, then fermented by our native, natural yeasts in small fermenters. No additives, including commercial yeasts, sulfur, tannins, enzymes, sugar or acids were added to the fermenters. It is bottled after aging in mature French Oak Burgundy barrels for six months.

2017 Troon Vineyard Estate Zinfandel
$ 20.00

Just one sip is all it will take for you to know this is not a California Zinfandel. Bright, fresh and mouthwatering, Oregon Zinfandel from our Applegate Valley Estate Vineyard rivals the best Côtes du Rhône wines for sheer pleasure and value. Troon Vineyard is a historic site for Oregon Zinfandel as Dick Troon first planted Zinfandel vines here in 1972. Today, from Dick’s old vines, we produce our Troon Vineyard Estate Zinfandel. The heart of this wine is from our vineyard’s block 1, which was planted in 1987. These over thirty-year-old vines give our Estate Zinfandel its unique combination of rich flavors balanced by a vivacious counterpoint of zesty acidity. The wild card in this wine is a 3% co-ferment of Petite Sirah that gives structure and a subtle earthy character.

As with all of our wines, our Estate Kubli Bench Blanc was crushed by foot, then fermented by our native, natural yeasts in small fermenters. No additives, including commercial yeasts, sulfur, tannins, enzymes, sugar or acids were added to the fermenters. It is bottled after aging in mature French Oak Burgundy barrels for six months.

2017 Troon Vineyard Vermentino, Applegate Valley, Estate
$ 18.00

Our Malbec is very different from the chunky, fruit-forward malbec wines flooding the country from South America. Our 2015 Rogue Valley Malbec is more classically proportioned wine, reminding more of the delicious wines of Southwestern France. Our Malbec is grown on the granitic soils of the Kubli Bench. With a smaller yield than in 2014, this vintage is more defined and elegantly nuanced. Along with tannat, malbec produces Oregon’s richest, deepest wines. While powerful by Oregon standards, our 2015 Malbec is still graceful and balanced, with plenty of refreshing acidity to carry its rich flavors.

2017 Troon Vineyard, Kubli Bench Blanc
$ 25.00

The marriage of Marsanne and Viognier is traditional in southern France, but this combination has found a unique and distinctive personality on the Kubli Bench of the Applegate Valley.  Often these varieties can produce very soft wines, but on the gravel and granite in our vineyard block 12 both of these varieties have discovered their backbone in this zesty and structured wine named for the Kubli Bench soil that gives this wine its enchanting combination of richness and brightness. The rows of Marsanne and Viognier grow next to each other and are harvested at the same time then, as is always our preference, are co-fermented. This is an amazingly versatile wine that matches beautifully with everything from seafood to spicy Asian dishes. We recommending enjoying our Kubli Bench in its youth to enjoy the purity of its fresh fruit flavors.

As with all of our wines, our Estate Kubli Bench Blanc was crushed by foot, then fermented by our native, natural yeasts in small fermenters. No additives, including commercial yeasts, sulfur, tannins, enzymes, sugar or acids were added to the fermenters. It is bottled after aging in mature French Oak Burgundy barrels for six months.

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Oak Cliff Cellars Zin
$ 26.00

Silver Medal – 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
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Tasting Notes

This proprietary blend marries the blue-black fruit of Petite Sirah with the brightness and elegance of Zinfandel. Petite Sirah provides big fruit and tannins, while the Zin provides the brightness and finesse of a lighter, more refined raspberry-strawberry notes and a lingering silky finish. The cab/merlot/cab franc provide more structure and depth. This wine is surprisingly quaffable and easily paired with a variety of foods.

Terroir

The grapes in this wine represent a marriage of the best from three vineyards in two counties – all at higher elevations and all benefiting from cool Pacific breezes at night. Petite Sirah grapes are from Amber View Vineyard in northern Lake County, while the Cab/Merlot/Cab Franc come from Wild Diamond Vineyard in the southern part of the County. The Petite Sirah has bigger tannins and dark, dense fruit while the Cab/Merlot/Cab Franc have softer tannins than many Napa Cab blends to the south. Both enjoy shorter than normal harvest periods but fully ripe fruit because of their vineyard elevations of over 2,000 feet. The Zinfandel from Firebrick Hill Vineyard to the west, however, enjoys a cooler climate and longer growing season, resulting in a more refined, layered fruit as evident in this wine’s long, silky finish.

Blend:                         75% Petite Sirah, 20% Zinfandel, 5% Cab/Merlot/Cab Franc
Region:                       Lake County, California
Alcohol:                      14.5%

Limited Production - 241 Cases

 

V. Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
$ 78.00

The Wine

The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, 100% barrel fermented and barrel aged for 29 months in 80% new French Oak. A variety of cooperages were featured including Tonnellerie Ermitage, Taransaud, Tonnellerie Vicard, Tonnellerie Baron and others. The alcohol content is 14.3%.

Mr. Hoefliger’s Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep dark cranberry with hints of velvety red and purple

On the nose: Explosion of fruit like strawberries, cassis with touches of spices like basil, tarragon, tomato sauce lingering on Vanilla, cherry and pumpkin bread

On the palate: Soft velvety entrance evolving on tannins with soft dense fruit like black cherries, boysenberries lingering on plums, lavender and lilac.

Limited Production 325 Cases Produced

V. Vineyards 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
$ 85.00

The Wine

The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc. 100% barrel fermented and barrel aged for 22 months on 80% new French Oak. The alcohol content is 14.4%

Mr. Hoefliger’s Tasting Notes:

Color:  Deep dark ruby with mashed strawberries and Ferrari red on the rim

On the nose:  Strong fruit like Cassis, Cranberries, strawberries and cherries with touches of clay, rosemary, paprika lingering on chocolate, lavender and tobacco

On the palate:  Soft entrance evolving on present silky tannins with some ripe red fruit like red currant, red cherries and touches of coriander and juniper berries.

Limited Production 220 Cases Produced 

 

V. Vineyards 2014 Audace
$ 125.00

The Wine 

93 Points - Jeb Dunnuck

The 2014 Audace, 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc.   CA Clone 7. 100% barrel fermented and barrel aged for 22 months on 80% new French Oak.  The alcohol content is 15.1%

Mr. Hoefliger’s Tasting Notes

Color: Deep dark black ink with touches of Ferrari red and magenta

On the Nose: Beautiful cedar, pencil shavings, graphite with touches of blueberry pie, black cherries, black pepper, geranium, cassis, licorice, dark chocolate, black olive and slate.

On the Palate: Beautiful silky entrance evolving on acidic and fine framed tannins with touches of violet, blackberry preserve and lilac.

 

Jeb Dunnuck, 93 Points:  "The flagship cuvee is the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Audace, which normally includes small amounts of Merlot and Cabernet Franc raised in 80% new French oak. The 2014 has a gorgeous bouquet of blueberries, blackcurrants, cedarwood, spice and dried flowers. This carries to a very pretty, polished, elegant 2014 that has the vintages purity, suppleness, and polish front and center. Drink it anytime over the coming 20+ years."

 

V. Vineyards Sonoma Valley 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
$ 90.00

The Wine

92 Points - James Suckling 
91 Points - Jeb Dunnuck

The 2015 V. Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon consists of 98% Cabernet Sauvignon,  2% Merlot. Left 21 days on the skins. 100% barrel fermented ~ Aged for 20 months in 75% new French Oak.  The alcohol content is 14.1%

Mr. Hoefliger’s Tasting Notes:

Color: Shiny and brilliant dark cherry with touches of mahogany and amber on the rim.

On the Nose: Truffle salt, rosemary, tarragon, dark chocolate, soap, red cherry, black currant and violet.

On the Palate: Silky but structured entrance evolving on a fresh mid-palate with touches of lilac, apple, red currant, Mirabelle plum, lingering tannins and peaches.

Limited Production of Less Than 100 Cases Produced 

James Suckling, 92 Points: "A juicy and ripe cabernet with blackcurrants and soft, slightly chewy tannins, which give this medium- to full-bodied wine form and freshness. Drink or hold."

Jeb Dunnuck, 91 Points: "Cut from the same cloth as the 2014, yet with its foot pushed firmly on the gas pedal, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Single Vineyard is an uber ripe, decadent 2015 that gives up lots of plum, graphite, saddle leather, lavender and cedar aromas and flavors. Despite it’s over the top style on the nose, it remains nicely balanced and enjoyable on the palate, with loads of fruit, a big, plump, rounded texture, and fine tannin. It has a lot of baby fat, as well as tannin, on the finish, and should keep for 15 years or more."