Vindulge reviews our first Vintage

Vindulge reviews our first Vintage

Mary Cressler of Vindulge.com has reviewed our first vintages as part of her "Weekend Wine Love" column:

"This is a bright, fresh, and fruity Pinot with dominant red berry fruits (cranberry was the standout), and some pretty spice notes. It’s bright, a bit ripe (in a good way!), and easy going down. I can see this being a great summer red. Fruity and low in tannins, it would be a good choice for a warm day..."

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PIKE ROAD WINES has launched!

PIKE ROAD WINES has launched!

It's official! Pike Road Wines is off the ground and we've released our first wines: 2014 Pinot Noir & 2015 Pinot Gris. It's been years in the making and we couldn't be more pleased to have finally made it to this stage! We'll be toasting with a glass of Pinot Gris in the sunshine because this week Western Oregon is experiencing the first truly warm weather of springtime. Budbreak is upon us, so there are a lot of new beginnings this week all across the Willamette Valley.

Thanks to our friends at Trellis Growth Partners for helping us spread the word about Pike Road...

 

 

 

 

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In the Winery

Our philosophy of winemaking is this: start with the best fruit you possibly can. Great vineyard sites and impeccable farming are essential. This isn't to say that winemaking isn't important, but our main job in the winery is to protect the qualities of the fruit that comes through our cellar doors.

The winemaking process is beautiful and vital, full of color and aromas that come right from the vineyard itself. There's nothing better than strolling through the cellar at the height of harvest, carefully avoiding forklifts of course, to breathe it all in. Each vintage is a unique opportunity to steward the fruit into the best wine we can make.