Dusky Goose

Owner(s) John Carter, Linda Carter
Web site www.duskygoose.com
 
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This is a small label currently owned by John and Linda Carter and Tamara Lundgren. The estate Dundee Hills Vineyard (also known in past as Goldschmidt Vineyard) is one of Oregon’s heritage own-rooted vineyards, first planted in 1974. The 17 acres are composed of Pommard, Wädenswil, and Coury clones. Noted winemaker Lynn Penner-Ash sourced fruit from this vineyard while at Rex Hill from 1988-1996, and now uses the grapes for her own Penner-Ash bottling as well as crafting the Dusky Goose release. A second estate vineyard is Rambouillet. Both vineyards are in the Dundee Hills. The wine is on many Oregon restaurant lists and sold through retail channels in Oregon.

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2004 Dusky Goose Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 770 cases, $50. This is a small label currently owned by John and Linda Carter and Tamara Lundgren. The estate Goldschmidt Vineyard is one of Oregon’s heritage own-rooted vineyards, first planted in 1974. The 17 acres are composed of Pommard, Wädenswil, and Coury clones. Noted winemaker Lynn Penner-Ash sourced fruit from this vineyard while at Rex Hill from 1988-1996, and now uses the grapes for her own Penner-Ash bottling as well as crafting the Dusky Goose release. · This is a substantial Pinot Noir that takes a while to reveal its charms. Enticing aromas of raspberry, cherry and mocha carry through in the flavors with added notes of tea, herbs, smoke and spice. The acidity is refined and the back end oak tannins smooth out nicely with air time. The wine wears its alcohol well. The finishes echoes with a grin-inducing mega-dose of plump cherries. Reviewed February 12, 2007 ARTICLE »