List And Descriptions
Of Our Premium Wines

When hand crafting our wines we still make them the original way; in small batches,  passionately adhering to strict production, high quality standards and our four guiding principles to give you premium quality world-class, benchmark quality wines that will exceed a wine lover's expectations.

 
EUGENE WHITE WINES
CHOICES DESCRIPTION
Chardonnay

We produce this wine from select Sonoma, California Chardonnay grapes to give it a welcome supple and slightly buttery taste with layers of toast and spice. We feel Chardonnay combines beautifully with grilled pork, chicken, fish, salads, cream-based sauces and light red meat dishes.

Chardonnay goes best with poultry or seafood, like lobster or scallops. Good cheeses for Chardonnay include Gruyere, Provolone, and Brie. Chardonnay should be served at mid 50F.

Pinot Grigio

Actually born in France, not Italy, where it mutated from the Pinot Noir red grape. Pinot Grigio’s skins have a grayish blue hue that gives them their name. Pinot Grigio is the second most popular white wine in America. Made from Italian Trentino grapes ours is a zesty dry white wine with a punchy acidity carrying flavors of lemons, limes, green apples and honeysuckle.

We find Pinot Grigio pairs well with light dishes that are still on the "thick" side, like chicken in a rich white sauce, or eggplant with heavy spices. Pinot Grigio is a white wine, but it is able to hold its own against richer flavors. It should be served at mid 40F.

German Riesling

Ours from Germany’s Mosel region, is bottled to have one's taste buds enjoying its Spätlese gentle sweetness that balances Riesling's normal acidity . It has refined, vibrant aromas of peaches, apricots and white fruit with floral and citrus blossom notes.  As it ages, it becomes a gorgeous pale yellow wine the offers nuances of honeycomb, citrus peel, and dried fruits.

Although tastes vary, we enjoy our Riesling with cheese, white meat, fishes and especially turkey. Best served around 50F

German Riesling
Premium
Ice Wine (Eiswein). The Finest Wine We Make

Riesling is one of the top white grapes in the world. Our premium, liquid gold, 5-Star Riesling Ice Wine is made from grapes heralding from the Nahe region of Germany.

Having a light syrupy consistency, it should be served in a cordial glass. It is the perfect end to any meal and a great addition to favorite cocktails. Riesling’s acidity adds the perfect balance to the intense sweetness. Sinfully delicious with intense apricots, apples and pears on the nose, followed by tempting flavors of honey and lychee that linger on the palate.

A specialty, unique sweet wine, our Riesling ice wine is made from prized, frozen, Riesling grapes from Germany  and made to surprise wine lovers with its body and complexity. Served at about 50F, this golden nectar should be sipped slowly to cherish its special charms.

EUGENE RED WINES
Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of best dry red wines. Its ruby red fruit characteristic is balanced by strong tannins. The soil in our  partner's Austrailian vineyards has renowned high calcium carbonate content that imparts the distinctive and powerful fruit quality which is the signature of fine, premium Cabernets. We feel it’s a wine for choice cuts of beef or lamb and spirited conversation with your luckiest friends. Best served between 60F and 65F.

Serve it in a large bowl, to provide ample surface area for the wine's aromas to be smelled. The point here is not to fill the glass full of a lot of wine - rather, it is to allow a lot of the wine to interact with the air while it is sitting on the table to help it develop the fullest flavors for our nose and mouth to enjoy.

Chianti
Sangiovese

The pride of Tuscany, Italy, our powerful classic is expressive on the palate with its lively aroma of  tart cherry fruits and sometimes violets and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins. The region's well-known Italian Sangiovese grapes, coupled to the wonderful derivative from the oak, provides a deep and lingering finish to this garnet wine.

Chianti is a very dry red wine that, like most Italian wines, we found it tastes best with food such as tomato-based sauces like marinara and pasta dishes. It's also a good pair with light meat like lamb, chicken, fish or pork. These meats have subtle flavors that are often masked by bigger, bolder reds. Should be served at upper 50F.

Merlot

We learned that Merlot red wine grapes from Washington State produce flavors and aromas of black cherry, berries, plum, chocolate, and some herbs. Ours, therefore is perfectly balanced with powerful fruit and spice flavors and mellow tannins from light warm oak that gives it a full bodied Merlot supple finish accented by a spicy aroma.

Merlot is a perfect match for chocolate or with beef and other medium-heavy dishes. like a rich, red pasta dish, or a heavy chicken dish. Serve Merlot at upper 50F.

Pinot Noir

A "difficult" grape, to grow, and to deal with, but ours is one of British Columbia's finest. It is full-bodied and rich but not heavy or high in alcohol, yet neither acidic nor tannic. It is referred to as, "sex in a bottle" because of Its delicate aromas of violets and luscious red fruit characteristics of cherry, strawberry and raspberry. Silky tannins grip your palate and end with a velvet, smooth finish. An elusive aftertaste of spice and toasty vanilla makes you long for more.

Pinot Noir goes well with pasta with red sauce, or lighter beef dishes. Also, any local game you might have, or even goose would do well. It should be served at around mid-upper 50F.

EUGENE SPECIALTY WINES
 Pink Moscato

Our  Pink Moscato wine is made from Italy's Piedmont Region grapes. It has a delightful, subtle touch of sweetness with flavors of orange blossoms, peach, vanilla and nectarines. Its floral aromatics make this a sensational favorite among wine lovers who enjoy lesser dry wines.

Our Moscato is a versatile wine that pairs great with spicy appetizers, Chinese take-out or sweet desserts. Best served mid-upper 50F.

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