Memorial Day Weekend Kickoff
Come enjoy a dozen+ wines from four
great local wineries to start the long weekend early
Celebrate the return of summer in style as we again host some some of
our longtime favorite Willamette Valley wineries. Featuring a range of
reds and whites from top winemakers, (several of whom will be on hand)
this is a great way to enjoy our local bounty and kick off summer's
Check out current and brand new releases, including single-vineyard and
reserve bottlings, plus enjoy a few exclusive "sneak peeks" at
soon-to-be released wines. Whether you're heading out to the Valley or
playing it chill in town, Memorial Day wine tasting starts here.
Cameron - John Paul
Lemelson Vineyards - Colleen Glennon
Cristom - Steve Doerner and John Danna
Walter Scott - Ken Pahlow and Erica Landon
Friday May 24, 5-7:30, Over Twelve
Wines, only $15.
Nine Year Vertical
of Owen Roe Yakima Red
2002-2010, With Winemaker David
Also Introducing Three New Limited Wines
We love hosting tastings like this. They provide valuable insight into
how the wines age and how vintage variability is reflected in the wine.
Plus it's a great excuse to drink ten or so different bottles all at
Despite the high scores and collector focus on Owen Roe stars like
DuBrul Cabernet Sauvignon and Chapel Block Syrah, David feels the Yakima
Red best represents what they do as a winery. An ever-shifting Bordeaux
blend depending on the vintage, it is a true winemaker's wine; excellent
raw materials yes, but the final result depends on the mood and artistry
of the winemaker as much as the vintage. It was always exciting to see
what each new release would offer over the years, and it will be really
exciting to see all of them stacked up one after another.
Bonus Round: After drinking the past, let's taste the
future. David will introduce his new limited-production single-vineyard
Bordeaux blends from DuBrul, Red Willow and Union Gap. For years, these
vineyards have been the backbone of the Yakima Red. Moving forward these
new bottlings will be the flagship wines of Owen Roe: site-specific
beautifully crafted blends that show the absolute best Yakima has to
Friday May 31, 6:30 pm, $65.
Space is limited. Reservations and pre-payment required.