Since its inception as a wine region a few decades ago, Willamette Valley has been noted as a special place for growing Burgundian varieties, especially Pinot Noir. The region’s unique soils produce superior wines capable of garnering worldwide recognition and praise. This particular example illustrates exactly why Pinot Noir is so revered in the area, exhibiting flavors of perfectly ripened black raspberry and red cherry that are interlaced with notes of black tea and rose petal. Delightful on its own, this red will also shine with salmon or quail.
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Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States
Etruscan and Greek settlers were the first to produce wine in Italy, but the Romans spread grape growing and winemaking throught the empire, most notably to France and Spain.