Red Wine by Chehalem from Oregon. Stoller Pinot Noir really excels during cooler vintages - the earthiness and spice aren't overwhelmed with ripe fruit, and you see a seamless integration in texture and delicate acid. This one.
Red Wine by Chehalem from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Ridgecrest, as typically seen in a ripe vintage, shows deep black-purple garnet color, with a characteristic dusty blackberry, earth and tea leaf, black pepper, cocoa powder and baking spices.
Red Wine by Chehalem from Oregon. Stoller has always been a fleshy and beautiful site for Pinot Noir, but this is one of our favorites in recent memory. 2012 opened itself fully to great ripeness, with restraint, and showing.
Red Wine by Chehalem from Willamette Valley, Oregon. There is beautiful ripe black cherry and brambly cassis on the nose, with fresh wet earth and a tea leaf component. White pepper, dusty cocoa, tobacco, sweet loam, and raspberry accentuate.
White Wine by Chehalem from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Rich, white and yellow fruit is in the forefront, with peaks of citrus zest, light spice and mineral, honey, and white blossoms. On the palate we see slightly bruised apple with the tartness.
White Wine by Chehalem from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Perfectly balanced between rich and refreshing, bright and subtle, and slightly sweet and slightly tart. The nose shows characteristic fleshy white peach, fruit cocktail, sweet Rainier cherries.
White Wine by Chehalem from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Pale platinum color, with lovely gardenia and white flower aromatics, lemon curd, lemonade spritzer, ripe peach and pear, and talc on the nose. Fruit cocktail, golden raspberry, lime oil, sweet.