Originally planted as a post-career avocation, this site receives attentive handwork – from planting to farming to harvest. Owner Glenn Howard works with his full-time vineyard manager, Maritza Soto, throughout the year on his family property, where he lives with his wife and two sons. 2015 marks our final vintage with this unique vineyard site. The nose offers baking spices and a hint of earthy tobacco, while the palate brings raspberries with elegant herbal notes of tea and a silky, delicate mouthfeel.
The 2017 vintage is a unique offering, loaded with a pleasant earthiness throughout both the nose and palate. Hints of leather and tobacco on the nose are followed by blueberries, vanilla, and cranberry chutney on the palate. Soft and surprisingly velvety in its youth, we recommend decanting this wine for at least 30 minutes before enjoying.
Winemaker JP Valot, originally from Mendoza, calls this Malbec “an Oregon wine with an Argentine soul.” This new wine offers a lush nose laced with boysenberry and cocoa. Soft yet concentrated on the palate, with additional flavors of black cherry, vanilla, and cardamom. A great alternative to Cabernet and highly versatile, this wine pairs beautifully with anything from pizza to barbecued steak.
This graceful, generous wine displays rich, deep blackberry and cassis flavors with overtones of delicious toasted oak on the finish. Warning: this wine may make you hungry for steak.
The winemaking team at Silvan Ridge, headed by JP Valot, is proud to have helped craft this wine as part of this historic effort.
Offering rich and intense fruit flavors, a wine that beautifully reflects the warm and dry growing season. Aromas and flavors of cherry, blackberry and spice. Excellent balance, with solid structure, concentration and firm tannins. Aged in 20% new French oak for six months. Available starting November 24th, 2019.
Available November 24th!
Our second vintage of this unique blend of 60% Tempranillo and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon will not disappoint. Filled with plum, currant, dark cherry, leather, tobacco and oak notes, this concentrated wine will age beautifully, though very approachable in its youth. Only 100 cases made.
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We are honored to craft this wine in keeping with what she enjoyed- a flavorful, fruit forward wine that has elegance and finesse.
This is an astonishingly approachable Port made from 100% Syrah sourced from Southern Oregon. Lush, ripe blackberries in the nose lead to bright, sweet plum flavors on the palate that are lively and youthful.