Wine Domaine Serene, "Evenstad Reserve" Chardonnay, 2015
Reviews of purchase Domaine Serene, "Evenstad Reserve" Chardonnay, 2015
The wine is a deep dark ruby color.
Taste wine elegant, rich, with harmonious balance of structure and acidity, soft tannins and a clean finish.
The wine shows a complex, expressive aroma, woven from the notes of ripe red fruit, caramel, spicy spices, vanilla and dried flowers.
This wine will be paired with delicious rabbit, feathered game sauce, mushroom dishes and cheeses average degree of exposure.
Elegant, harmonious and surprisingly sophisticated "Evenstad Reserve" is the flagship wine farm Domaine Serene. It is produced from three clones of Pinot Noir - Dijon (50%), Pommard (28%) and Wadenswil (22%), grown in the regions of the Dundee Hills (70%) and Eola Hills (30%) of Oregon. The 2011 growing season was accompanied by a fairly smooth cool temperatures, so that was received wonderful harvest healthy well ripened grapes that are harvested from October 17 to November 2. Vinification process took about 3 months. Then the wine is matured 13 months in French oak barrels, of which 55% - new. Bottling process was carried out from 9 to 23 April 2013. Very tasty wine "Evenstad Reserve" good to drink now, but it can develop in the bottle until 2021.
For a long time the couple Ken and Grace Evenstad dreamed to grow the world's best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. To carry out his eager they are more than 20 years ago, settled in Oregon. In the valley of Willamette, located along the Willamette River in the northwest of the state, there are all necessary conditions for the successful development of viticulture. Hilly Hill Dundee particularly favorable for the cultivation of Pinot Noir capricious, so it is here, and was founded Domaine Serene, named Soren Evenstad Warren - daughter of Ken and Grace.
The first wine released economy in 1990, immediately received high praise from a respected critic Robert Parker. This success inspired novice winemakers and in 1994 they purchased the building, dated 1913, which was equipped with its own winery. In subsequent years, the rapidly growing economy, the owners acquire new land in the best areas of Oregon and expanding vineyards, and they produced wines from Pinot Noir, Robert Parker, in his book "Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide" calls "outstanding" wines from Oregon. In 2001, the couple Evenstad carried out another of his dream - they finished construction and put into operation a new winery, designed and equipped in accordance with the latest developments in the field of winemaking.
2004 Domaine Serene to become particularly significant, it was in this year's renowned experts in the blind tasting wine farms recognized the best in the world. Wine harvests of 1998 and 1999 took all the prizes and wine in 2000 won the first and second place, thus bypassing the Domaine De La Romanee Conti, who is considered one of the most prestigious wineries in the world.
Reaching such excellent results, Domain Seren, prosperous and today owns 700 arches land continues to produce excellent wines, famous not only in the country but also around the world. In all the years of production for more than 75 wine farms have experts from authoritative magazine Wine Spectator 90 points and assessment above, and for their commitment to high quality, well-known writer and critic Anthony Dias Blue called Domaine Serene "Château Lafite Oregon."