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: 

2017

AVA: 

Yamhill - Carlton
DC8ECC6F-CFD1-45FC-994C-F5250FB6BE77 DC8ECC6F-CFD1-45FC-994C-F5250FB6BE77

AROMAS:
Cavaillon, rose petal, confectionary sugar, beeswax, pineapple juice, tangerine, starfruit, maraschino cherry, honeysuckle nectar

FLAVORS:
Marcona almond, Chinese gooseberry, lemongrass, tamarind, watermelon

TEXTURE:
Sponge cake, bright cleansing acidity, very long citrus finish

 

Yamhill -Carlton

Chardonnay
Yamhill-Carlton Chardonnay Bottle

Vintage: 

2015

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
D12D1011-C658-4A5F-874A-6E9896B288CD D12D1011-C658-4A5F-874A-6E9896B288CD

AROMAS:
Stone fruit, dried mango, cobbler, brioche, fennel seed

FLAVORS:
Flint, apricot, persimmon, lime, Thai basil

TEXTURE:
Beautifully full textured up front. Mineral driven. Saline finish. Sandy textured mid-palate.

Yamhill -Carlton

Pinot Noir
Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2015

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
53AF0B13-B6BE-4868-A782-E5AD99A81F94 53AF0B13-B6BE-4868-A782-E5AD99A81F94

AROMAS:
Cranberry, boysenberry, rhubarb, briar patch, cassis, leather, dust, strawberry preserves, maple syrup, pine tree litter, sassafras

FLAVORS:
Racy pomegranate, spruce sap, huckleberry, tangelo; the finish rounds out with juniper berries and sandalwood mixed with cherry, milk chocolate, and herbes de Provence

TEXTURE:
Juicy tight tannins up front melting into a 70% coco dusty citrus mélange on the mid-palate; breaking like an ocean wave on the finish back toward the mid pallet pulling everything in a loop

Upland

Pinot Noir
Gran Moraine Upland Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2015

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
9D20F41A-E40A-438F-9850-F57E5A11013A 9D20F41A-E40A-438F-9850-F57E5A11013A

AROMAS:
Black currants, cracked black pepper, bramble patch, chocolate mousse, wet river rock, Thai basil; maple syrup, felt, morel mushroom, sphagnum moss, chocolate

FLAVORS:
Blackberry and raspberry mélange, navel orange, dried cranberry, sweet soy sauce, culinary lavender

Estate Reserve

Pinot Noir
Estate Reserve Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
A4CA75F1-3648-47CD-910E-E2CC5BB7730E A4CA75F1-3648-47CD-910E-E2CC5BB7730E

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
2A4347B6-BA31-4E07-8CB0-CDBFC3360244 2A4347B6-BA31-4E07-8CB0-CDBFC3360244

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

Dropstone

Pinot Noir
2015 Dropstone

Vintage: 

2015

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
6FA1BA6B-D1BB-43AF-8288-5E7545D5E505 6FA1BA6B-D1BB-43AF-8288-5E7545D5E505

AROMAS:
Hedonistic cherry compote, Oregon strawberry, ripe raspberry plucked on a hot summer day, persimmon, braised duck breast, Thai basil, lemon oil

FLAVORS:
Astonishingly fresh pomelo, yellow foot chanterelles, cola, cranberry sauce, jasmine green tea, star anise, and barely ripe nectarine on the finish

TEXTURE:
Shape of a navel orange – round and finely textured – no end and no beginning

La Première

Pinot Noir
 La Premiere Pinot Noir

Vintage: 

2014

AVA: 

Yamhill-Carlton
8228AE87-ECB7-435C-AD4F-CD1971C5DCEF 8228AE87-ECB7-435C-AD4F-CD1971C5DCEF

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.

 

Yamhill-Carlton

Brut Rosé
Gran Moraine Yamhill-Carlton Brut Rosé

MORAINE SOCIETY EXCLUSIVE
The first release of our limited production Brut Rosé is available exclusively to our Moraine Society members. Interested in joining? Click HERE to learn more.

AROMAS:
Asian pear, honeysuckle, dragon fruit, rose petal, brioche, wild strawberry

FLAVORS:
Tangerine, kumquat, nectarine

TEXTURE:
Great balance and acidity, vibrant and exceptionally clean all the way through the finish, phenomenally precise