Flâneur Wines

Owner(s) Marty Doerschlag
Web site www.flaneurwines.com
 
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Flâneur Wines

Winemaker Grant Coulter worked for years at Beaux Frères Winery before leaving at the end of 2015 and became the Director of Vineyards and Winemaker at Flâneur Winery. Michael D. Etzel, Mike Etzel's son, took over the direct winemaking at Beaux Frères.

Before the 2016 vintage, the wines were crafted by Kely Kidneigh. The 2016 vintage is Coulter's first vine to bottle vintage

The word, flâneur can be described as follows: "A flâneur observes one's surroundings and takes time to appreciate the amazing details of life."

An estate vineyard, La Belle Promenade ("The Beautiful Walk") was planted to 28 acres of Pinot Noir, 5 acres of Chardonnay and 2 acres of Pinot Meunier in the spring of 2014. The vineyard is located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA in Newberg. Jory soils, 700-800 feet elevation.

The winery is located in Carlton and the tasting room at the vineyard opened in 2016.

A Rosé from the 2015 vintage, and a Willamette Valley Pinot Noir were introduced from the 2013 and 2014 vintages. An X-Novo Chardonnay is also available.

The wines are available online and through a mailing list.



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