The wine quality at Chehalem is determined by the cool macro-climate of the Willamette Valley, vintage, soil profiles, vineyard micro-climates, and winemaking style. The hard bit is to let the terroir speak and to make the winemaker imprint as transparent as possible. The climate and winemaking style reveal wines that emphasize balance, elegance and texture.
Nose: Aromatics of blue and red fruits, with a touch of brambly earth and spice, leap out of the glass.
Palate: The palate shows ripe red fruit, which is complemented by soft, silky tannins.
Finish: A crisp refined finish, that wines from the Willamette Valley have become known for.