VOLUME 9, ISSUE 39
March 29, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir - The Seminars Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir: The Tastings Talisman: 2010 Pinots are a Giant Step Up from the Ordinary Pfendler Vineyards: Exceptional Wines in 2012 Honor Peter Pfendler Bernardus Winery: Pinot Noir Transcends the Ordinary Winter Games: Taste of International Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Wines Pinot Briefs On The Pinot Trail: Rocking K Vineyard Cottages
Crumbled Rock Winery
This winery is located in the heart of the Dundee Hills at the crest of Juliard Vineyard. Juliard Vineyard has been supplying Pinot Noir and Riesling grapes to local winemakers (Amity, Arterberry Maresh, Ayoub, Bonny Doon, Daedalus, Erath, Tempest and Winderlea) for over 20 years. In 2007, the barn on the property was expanded to include a winery and tasting room and the Crumbled Rock label was launched. Qwner Gerard Koschal became the winemaker. The owners live onsite and oversee all aspects of vineyard management and winemaking.
Juliard Vineyard was originally planted to Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay and Riesling. When the owners bought the vineyard in 1987, they cleared the orchard on the property and planted Pinot Noir. Eventually all but the Riesling was converted to Pinot Noir. Clones are Pommard, "828," 113, 114 and 115.
A tasting room is open on weekends from mid-April through Thanksgiving weekend or by appointment.
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