VOLUME 10, ISSUE 3
January 22, 2015
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Kutch Wines: 2013 Vintage Provided Compelling & Transparent Wines Alexana: Prescription for Pinot with Unlimited Refills En Garde: 2012 Pinots Very Promising Black Kite Cellars: Outstanding Pinot Noir in 2012 Dolin Estate: New Central Coast Pinots Offer Exceptional Value MacRostie Winery & Vineyards: Evolving to Embrace Quality Birichino: A Mischievous Pair Craft Unique Wines at Right Price Domaine de la Côte: Whole Cluster Goodness Skewis Wines: Pinot from Vineyards with a Pedigree DANCIN Vineyards: Rogue Valley Wines of Distinction Waxwing: Engaging Pinot from an Urban Winery MacPhail Proudly Releases First Estate Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted White Wines Pinot Briefs
Young Oregon winemaker, John Lyon, was born and raised in Oregon and started his career as a cellar master at Lange Winery. Later he served in the same position at Owen Roe for David O'Reilly and made his first three vintages of Idealist wines at the Owen Roe facility, beginning in 2008. In 2011, John began working for Crowley Wines and the following year, moved Idealist Wines to its current home in Newberg.
The Idealist Pinot Noirs in 2012 include the Historian and the Diplomat from purchased grapes.
Small production with limited retail distribution.
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