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Brandborg Vineyard & Winery

Brandborg Vineyard & Winery

Brandborg Vineyard & Winery
345 First Street
Elkton, Oregon
USA 97436
Phone: 541-584-2870
http://www.brandborgwine.com

Contact: Sue Brandborg
Email: info@brandborgwine.com

Terry worked in San Francisco and made wine in Richmond sourcing grapes from the finest cool climate regions of California, always searching for the best pinot noir locations. Wines made included Santa Maria Valley, Russian River Valley and Anderson Valley pinot noirs.

Sue lived and worked in the medical profession in Jackson Hole Wyoming. Terry and Sue met there at a trade and consumer wine tasting Memorial Day weekend 1998. They began a real letter correspondence, in which they shared their life experiences and their dreams for the future.

They joined forces in San Francisco in 1999 and a search commenced for the perfect pinot noir location. Terry and Sue looked high and low for that spot that had their name on it. While on a visit to the Umpqua Valley in 2000 they learned that pinot noir had been grown in Elkton since 1972. In July 2001 they visited Elkton and it just felt and looked right. After extensive homework revealed that Elkton had the perfect pinot noir climate they returned only two weeks later and found their dream. They had searched high and low and ended up high. The property is in the coastal mountains, 25 miles to the ocean, at an elevation of 750 to 1150 feet.

Winemaker: Terry Brandborg

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrandborgWinery/

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Brandborg Bench Lands Pinot Noir 2008
Brandborg Bench Lands Pinot Noir 2008

Umpqua Valley, Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13.3%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 295238  Check Stock

88/100

$28.95

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