2014 Falcon Glen Vineyard Pinot Noir
This is our first production of Falcon Glen as a single vineyard and certainly won't be the last. The wine shows aromas and flavors of red and black cherry, bold black fruit, plus hints of bright lemon, cinnamon, and sassafras. This sweet spice character provides great complexity, with an elegant saddle leather character.
Falcon Glen Vineyard
Nestled away in a cluster of verdant knolls, Falcon Glen Vineyard is planted in Willakenzie soil at 435 – 570 feet of elevation in the McMinnville AVA. Steep slopes in all directions, dense forest between vineyards blocks, and afternoon breezes create a living environment where the idea of terroir—the fullness of place—truly shines. Ruffed grouse lurk in the brush and black-tailed deer graze beyond the fence.
Originally planted as a post-career avocation, this site receives attentive handwork – from planting to farming to harvest. Owner Glenn Howard works with his full-time vineyard manager, Maritza Soto, throughout the year on his family property, where he lives with his wife and two sons. We source two clones of Pinot Noir from this site: Dijon 667 and Pommard.
100 cases produced
||100% Pinot Noir
||17 months in barrel
||Now through 2030