Wines

Gran Moraine wines showcase our tireless attention to detail in both the vineyard and the winery. We believe these wines are a true expression of the vintage, the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, and the culture of Oregon’s northern Willamette Valley.

Yamhill -Carlton

Rosé of Pinot Noir
Gran Moraine Rose of Pinot Noir Bottle

Vintage: 

2016

AVA: 

Yamhill - Carlton
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AROMAS:
White peach, Chinese gooseberry, Asian pear, strawberry, grapefruit zest, honeysuckle nectar, watermelon rind, rhubarb

FLAVORS:
Meringue, D'Anjou pear, quince, kumquat, lime

TEXTURE:
Bright cleansing acidity, very long citrus finish

 

Yamhill -Carlton

Chardonnay
Yamhill-Carlton Chardonnay Bottle

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
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AROMAS:
Meyer lemon, brown sugar, Asian pear, oregano, hint of match stick, white peach, brine, lees, perfume

FLAVORS:
Flint, apricot, persimmon, kumquat

TEXTURE:
Very fresh up front with a finish as clean as a spring day. Cleansing balanced acidity; candlewax; crisp as a cucumber; round as a persimmon

Yamhill -Carlton

Pinot Noir
Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
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AROMAS:
Huckleberry, bright red cherry, Herbes de Provence, soy sauce, wild strawberry, pomegranate, sphagnum moss, shiso leaf

FLAVORS:
Cranberry and rose hips up front that transform into orange zest and Meyer lemon on the mid pallet. This is followed by morel mushroom, red cedar, and exotic spices as allspice and mace.

TEXTURE:
Precise but broad; exhibiting restrained power and elegance combined with immense aging potential. Finish lingers giving impressions of pipe tobacco, earth, white sage and pure cocoa. Shaped like a teardrop rippling outward at the point of contact with a still body of water.

Estate Reserve

Pinot Noir
Estate Reserve Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
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AROMAS:
Plum compote and sassafras, wild cherry, sphagnum moss, leather, rhubarb, dried herbs, forest floor, hedgehog mushroom; tobiko roe

FLAVORS:
Orange marmalade, barely ripe strawberry, smoked hazelnut, lightly roasted coffee, Thai basil

TEXTURE:
Cleansing bright red fruit followed by tannins reminiscent of orange zest. Beautiful acidity and balance, clear transparency, vibrant, youthful.

 

Cascade

Pinot Noir
Gran Moraine Cascade Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
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AROMAS:
Very leafy red strawberry and raspberry, sedimentary soil, mint, tarragon, light roasted coffee, green tea

FLAVORS:
Very fresh strawberry, cleansing cherry and herbs, Douglas fir forest, smokey component, lots of spice on the finish, grilled meat

TEXTURE:
Woven like denim, very tight up front, long tertiary flavor driven finish intermingled with rhubarb and cola

La Première

Pinot Noir
 La Premiere Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
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AROMAS:
Rose hips, bright red cherry, herbs de Provence, fresh strawberry, violets, rose petals, anise, rhubarb, and morels

FLAVORS:
Pomegranate, forest floor, orange peel, white chocolate, huckleberry, cardamom, and thimble berries

TEXTURE:
Texture reminiscent of a fine toothed comb with the poise of a male Ballerino. Beautiful fine-grained tannins.