Red Wine United States
Alloro Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir from Chehalem Mountains
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Alloro Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir from Chehalem Mountains is a fan-favorite for its unique flavor profile! It's bursting with aromas of black cherries and blueberries, followed by subtle notes of violets and toasted oak. On the palate, it has a soft texture with hints of baking spice and earthy mushrooms that linger on the finish. Its balance between fruit and earthiness makes it an absolute delight to sip on - no wonder it's so popular!
A Little Trivia
Alloro Vineyard Estate has the unique feature of being the only vineyard in the region to have its own llama! The llama, named 'Llama-zini', is a beloved resident of the estate and often accompanies visitors on their wine tasting tours.
History of This Wine
The Alloro Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir from Chehalem Mountains is a single-vineyard wine that has been produced since the early 1990s. The vineyard was planted in 1989 and the first vintage of Alloro Pinot Noir was released in 1994. Since then, the winery has consistently produced high-quality wines from this vineyard, with notable vintages including 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012.
In 2004, Alloro Vineyards was purchased by Bill and Deb Hatcher who have continued to produce award-winning wines from the estate. In 2008, the winery was awarded a Gold Medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for their 2006 vintage Pinot Noir. In 2011, Alloro Vineyards was named one of Oregon’s top ten producers by Wine & Spirits Magazine.
Alloro Vineyards continues to produce exceptional wines from their estate vineyard in Chehalem Mountains and is now one of Oregon’s most highly regarded producers of Pinot Noir.
What To Serve With This Wine?
The Alloro Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir from Chehalem Mountains is a light-bodied red wine with notes of cherry, raspberry, and spice. This versatile wine pairs well with a variety of dishes, including roasted pork tenderloin, grilled salmon, mushroom risotto, and roasted vegetables. It also goes great with charcuterie boards featuring cured meats and cheeses. For dessert pairings, opt for something light like berry tarts or chocolate mousse.