Oregon Pinot Tasting Sat. 10/22

20 Oct Oregon Pinot Tasting Sat. 10/22

Saturday, October 22
12 to 4pm
In our Event Space

Join us for one of our best tastings of the year, Haden Fig! This label has become a household name at The Merch since we discovered it years ago. A second label of the prestigious Evesham Wood, Haden Fig is a great example of what we love about Oregon wine. These wines are naturally made, and bottled without filtration, allowing each vineyard’s character to come through.

2015 Haden Fig Chardonnay Willamette Valley
On Sale $19.99
Fermented and aged entirely in French oak with about ten percent new. Apple, Meyer lemon and slight toast on the the nose followed by a nicely textured mid-palate and bright finish.once retaining a bright, fresh acidity complemented by the complex flavors of citrus and mineral.
Winemaker’s Notes

2014 Haden Fig Chardonnay Juliette Vineyard
On Sale $36.99
The third vintage of Juliette Chardonnay is another knockout. After primary and malolactic fermentation, just five barrels were selected for added age in the caves where they sat on the lees for an additional eight months, gaining complexity and texture. Of those barrels, only four were bottled. Mineral and bright with acidity, layered with flavors of lemon curd and hints of nuts. 93 cases produced
Winemaker’s Notes

2014 Haden Fig Pinot Noir Bjornson Vineyard
On Sale $29.99
Set in the heart of the Eola Amity Hills, just south of the Seven Springs Vineyard, Bjornson Vineyard never fails to impress. Pattie and Mark Björnson’s meticulously managed, LIVE-certified sustainable operation continues to be our most fruit-forward source for Haden Fig and it leverages every bit of the liveliness at play in the slopes of Eola Amity. Reflecting the character of its environment, the 2014 Haden Fig Pinot Noir Bjornson Vineyard designate hints of wild berries, subtle earth, and fresh rosemary while delivering great length.
Winemaker’s Notes

2014 Haden Fig Pinot Noir Cancilla Vineyard
On Sale $29.99
As he has for years, our good friend Ken Cancilla continues to grow exceptional organic, dry-farmed grapes for us. Cool, late-ripening fruit from this low-yield vineyard contributes to the structure of Haden Fig’s signature Willamette Valley Pinot Noir blend as well as our Cancilla Vineyard designate Pinot. Very fruit driven with dense dark cherry, creamy raspberry, a bright red cherry finish and perfect acidity.
Winemaker’s Notes

2014 Haden Fig Pinot Noir Croft Vineyard
On Sale $29.99
The storied vines of the Croft family are located in the southern aspect of the northern Willamette Valley and nestled in the coastal foothills. Organically-farmed for 30 years and certified Salmon Safe since 2008, three generations of the Croft family continue to carry on a legacy of responsible growing and management that dates back to its earliest days. This bottle is about black cherry, and raspberry preserves and extends a firm grip to the finish. Wonderful. The Haden Fig 2014 Pinot Noir Croft Vineyard is certified organic.
Winemaker’s Notes

2014 Haden Fig Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
On Sale $24.99
This year’s Willamette Valley blend is comprised of 50% Cancilla Vineyard, 25% Croft Vineyard and 25% Bjornson Vineyard. Though 2014 was a warm growing season, the WV bottling is showing tremendous restraint and complexity. Dark fruit is mixed with bright cherry and raspberry, sweet damp forest and juicy acidity.
Winemaker’s Notes

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