Grape(s): Pinot Noir
Localization: Oregon, USA
Tasting Notes: The Oregon AVA suggests that grapes were pulled from sites both in and outside of the Willamette Valley. It's sturdy and dark, with black fruits and a seam of charred wood. The acids are balanced and the tannins provide a solid foundation.
The Domain: Peter Rosback got his start in winemaking when he made his first Pinot Noir in 1985. In 1994 he launched Sineann with David O'Reilly. Peter has continued the Sineann tradition, and David started Owen Roe.
Now one of the finest wine producers in the Pacific Northwest, Peter is clearly passionate about making wines he loves, and it shows. Though Pinot Noir is still the main attraction, Peter has broadened his portfolio over the years to include stellar Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc wines, to name a few.
Well known for sourcing fruit from only the best vineyards, Peter carefully crafts wines from vineyards throughout the Pacific Northwest, from Washington's Horse Heaven Hills to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Peter travels to New Zealand to make Sauvignon Blanc (Awatere Valley) and Pinot Noir (Central Otago) in the spring.