Anne Amie Vineyards, "Prismé" Blanc de Pinot Noir 2018, Willamette Valley, OR
A rare white wine from red grapes produced by the visionary and talented winemaker, Thomas Houseman, “Prismé” starts with 100% Pinot noir free-run juice. Entirely barrel-fermented in French oak and, then aged on its lees for 16 months.
COUNTRY: United State of America (USA)
APPELATION (AVA): Willamette Valley
SUB-REGION: Chehalem Mountain, Laurelwood AVA
VINEYARD(S): Anne Amie 100% Twelve Oaks Estate Vineyards
GRAPES: Pinot Noir
SOIL: Laurelwood, lory soil
PRACTICE: Salmon Safe Certified, sustainable practice, LIVE certified
VINIFICATION: Press free-run juice. French barrel-fermented, partial malolactic and aged on its lees for 16 months.
BODY: Medium (5-6)
TASTE: Dry, rich, creamy
PRIMARY AROMAS: Peaches, fennel, star anise, flint, ripe apple, cardamom
FLAVOR: Yellow plum, crème brûlée, orange zest, peach
FORMAT: 750 ml
SERVICE AND SUGGESTION:
Butter poached lobster, fennel rubbed roast chicken, anything covered in truffle cream sauce, lemon & garlic marinated pork loin, duck fat French fries, seared scallops, roast turkey.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER:
When Dr. Robert Pamplin, one of Oregon’s most forward-thinking philanthropists and businessmen, purchased the historic Chateau Benoit Winery in 1999, his vision was to create wines of the highest quality to reflect his passion for excellence. To this end Dr. Pamplin has charged winemaker Thomas Houseman and winegrower Peter Ebbers with the task of crafting extraordinary Pinot Noir. Thomas, Peter, and the rest of the crew are absolutely passionate about producing wines of the finest quality and have dedicated their lives to this quest. For more information about Dr. Pamplin, Thomas, Peter and the entire Anne Amie team read their bios.
Pinot reigns supreme at Anne Amie Vineyards with Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc forming the heart of our production. Complementing the pinot family is Old-Vine Estate Müller Thurgau, planted in 1979. As with all great wines, our’s start in the vineyards. We are fortunate to have some of Oregon’s best sites.
WINEMAKER: Thomas Houseman