WELCOME TO TROON VINEYARD

The Troon Vineyard has been part of the landscape of Southern Oregon's Applegate Valley since 1972.  Nestled in the Sisikiyou Mountains in Grants Pass, Oregon Troon wants their wines to be a representation of the vineyard and the valley. Grapes are harvested by hand, fermented with natural yeast and allow malolactic fermentation takes its natural course.  The dedication their  natural surroundings is evident in the embrace of sustainable agriculture and its estate vineyards are LIVE and Salmon Safe Certified.  The result are world class wines from the granitic soils of the Kubli Bench.

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2016 Blue Kubli Bench Blanc, White Family Vineyard, Applegate Valley
$ 25.00

The Languedoc is a constant source of inspiration for us at Troon Vineyard as our climate and soils in the Applegate Valley have proven to be the perfect home for the varieties that shine there. One of the classic combinations of the Languedoc is the intertwining of Marsanne and Viognier.

Our 2016 Kubli Bench Blanc, Estate Bottled, Applegate Valley is not a blend, but a co-ferment. We believe co-fermentation creates a wine of greater integration and complexity than simply blending. We harvest two blocks of Marsanne and Viognier crush them by foot, then press them into mature French Oak barrels for native yeast fermentation. In 2016 these vineyard blocks yielded a blend of Viognier 54%, Marsanne 46%. These percentages will vary slightly depending on the fruit these blocks yield vintage to vintage. Our Troon Vineyard estate vineyard is located on the unique soils of the Kubli Bench, which is the second, higher and older bench of the Applegate River and we have given that name to this wine. The granitic soils of the Kubli Bench combined with our long, warm days and cool nights creates wines of great balance and refinement with bright, lifted aromatics.


The 2016 Kubli Bench Blanc, Estate Bottled, Applegate Valley is all about exotic textures and aromatics. Full and rich in the nose and on the palate, it is lifted by a bright acidity that amplifies the many layers in this complex wine.

2016 Troon Blue Label Vermentino Cuvée Rolle, Applegate Valley
$ 20.00

Let it Rolle! Rolle (pronounced “roll”) is the French name for Vermentino and, as the style of our 2016 Troon Blue Label Vermentino, Cuvée Rolle, Applegate Valley was inspired by the delicious Rolle blends of the Languedoc Roussillon region in Southern France we gave our cuvée the French name. The Troon Cuvée Rolle is native yeast fermented in mature French Oak barrels and is a co-ferment of 90% Vermentino (Rolle) and 10% Marsanne. The Marsanne adds a rich, round fruitiness to the wine, which is a beautiful counterpoint to the zesty Vermentino.

A brilliant light gold in color, the aromatics literally leap out of a glass of our Cuvée Rolle. Fresh fragrances of lime and orange from the Vermentino meld with the exotic spices and honeysuckle of the Marsanne, which continue on the palate. The Marsanne brings a soft, voluptuous texture that is lifted by the tangy, crispness of the Vermentino. Together they create a wine that perfectly walks the line between richness and freshness that cannot be resisted.

2016 Troon Vineyard Cuvée Côt Malbec, Applegate Valley, Estate Bottled
$ 35.00

We’ve named our Estate Malbec Cuvée Côt to emphasize how different our style is compared to the many malbec wines coming from South America. Côt is the name that malbec goes by in southern France and our bright, balanced and zesty style of malbec was not only inspired by, but also reflects, the elegance and exuberance you find in the delicious malbec wines from Cahors. True to the Applegate Valley our Cuvée Côt is fresh and mouthwatering with rich dark fruit flavors and a long, lingering finish. We recommend enjoying this wine over the next several years due to the pleasures to be found in its charming, youthful personality.

As with all of our wines, our Estate Malbec 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 eighteen months.

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

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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 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.