The Oregon wine industry is planted on a bedrock of courage and calculated risks. Well-studied in enology and viticulture, early growers such as David Lett and Charles Coury determined certain wine grapes could thrive here in the Willamette Valley; nonetheless, it was a risk and bold move to plant north in Oregon. Yet, they knew the climate, literally, was ripe for Pinot Noir and other varietals.
Over the decades, Oregon vintners have continued to explore a range of vinifera, resulting in additional success, and the exploration continues.
Enter Trousseau Noir… (click here to read the complete article on Oregon Wine Press)
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