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Willamette Valley Vineyards Domaine Willamette Methode Traditionelle Brut Sparkling 2018

Bold, intense aroma. Lovely sweet fruit. Good generosity and weight. Lemons. A touch of bread dough. High acid, complex. Long. 96 Points, Toni Paterson MW

 

Pale lemon, fine bead. Opens with lemon zest, wet-stone, hint of marshmallow. Big, powerful and intense with huge lemon acid drive and a long finish. 93 Points, Andrea Pritzker MW

 

Attractive sour dough, yeasty, stone fruit aromas. Richly concentrated marzipan, yeasty flavours, creamy textures, a touch of amontillado. Persistent fresh bubbles. 96 Points, Andrew Caillard MW

 

Description

Founded in 1983 by Oregon native Jim Bernau with the dream of creating world-class Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley Vineyards has grown from a bold idea into one of the region’s leading wineries, earning the title “One of America’s Great Pinot Noir Producers” from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Domaine Willamette is Oregon’s first sparkling wine facility that produces world-class methode traditionnelle sparkling wines with an underground aging cellar at the biodynamically-farmed Bernau Estate Vineyard. The winery offers Oregon-inspired hospitality with wine and food pairings, stunning views, educational tours and beautiful gardens overlooking the Dundee Hills.

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