Owen Roe Sharecropper's Pinot Noir 2017
Aromas of savory toast, nutmeg, and mint lead to a surprising mouthful of zingy acidity with bright and juicy marionberry and Rainier cherry flavors. Underlying layers of vanilla and baking spices like cinnamon and black licorice are structurally enhanced with candied fruit and brown-sugar nuances. Ready to drink now, however this wine will cellar well for 5+ years. During the economic recession of 2001, and Owen Roe's first couple vintages as a winery, Oregon growers were facing hardship in selling their fruit, come harvest time. At Owen Roe, they wanted to help their farming friends and prevent missing out on such well-tended, beautiful fruit. They were presented with the difficult and costly purchasing of grapes to process, cellar, and bottle—waiting several months to recover their costs on the finished wine. To overcome this obstacle, they decided to bring back the historical business practice of sharecropping, resulting in the aptly named wine, "Sharecropper's." This partnership meant that Owen Roe would take the fruit, make the wine and once it was sold, share the profits with their growers. This remains an important part of their history and due to the success of this wine; Owen Roe is now able to pay their growers upfront.
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For the states of Louisiana and New Hampshire, we are planning to obtain permits to be able to ship to these states.
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