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2017 Griffin Creek Grenache

2017 Griffin Creek Grenache

For more than two decades we have been working with growers Don and Traute Moore, crafting the highest-quality wines from their Rogue Valley vineyards since 1989. With temperatures similar to France's Bordeaux or Rhône regions, this area is an emerging Oregon region.

On the Nose: Fruit-forward with plum, cherry and raspberry.


On the Palate: Broad spectrum of lush and inviting red and dark fruits accented by sweet baking spices, anise and lilac. The wine is framed by a soft finish with smooth tannins and a round mouthfeel.

Food pairings: Tomato-based pasta dishes, charcuterie boards, smoked meats, marinated mushrooms and wood-fired pizzas.

Peak Drinkability: 2021 - 2027

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Grenache
Appellation
Rogue Valley
Alcohol %
14.2

"Wines made with consideration for the environment, employees and community simply taste better."

Jim Bernau, Founder/Winegrower

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Quail Run Vineyards
Rogue Valley AVA

Pioneers of the Oregon wine industry, Don and Traute Moore have been cultivating vines at their Quail Run Vineyards in the Rogue Valley since 1989, growing varietals from all over the world. What they discovered through careful site selection and temperatures similar to France’s Bordeaux or Rhône regions was the ability to grow a “world of wine” in the Rogue Valley as the varietals flourished. Their site is now one of Oregon’s largest and highly regarded vineyards in the industry.

Quail Run Vineyards is LIVE Certified and collaborate closely with universities on multiple experiments to improve grape quality, improve soils and pest management practices.

Shortly after partnering with Quail Run Vineyards to make our first vintage in 1996,
our Griffin Creek Merlot was named “Best Red Wine in Oregon” by Wine Spectator.

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