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Owner and winemaker Vincent Fritsche has over ten years of experience in making wine in Oregon. He launched Vincent Wine Company in 2009, producing wine at an urban winery in downtown Portland (Southeast Wine Cooperative).
The name, Vincent, not only is a personal name, but is a recurring family name and is also the patron saint of winegrowers and winemakers and is especially revered in Burgundy.
The emphasis is on vineyard-designated Pinot Noir.
Buy wines by email and they will arrange local pick up or shipping and payment options. Several Portland retailers carry the wines as well.
2012 Vincent Wine Co. Ribbon Ridge Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
14.2% alc., $25. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. The aromas pick up intensity over time in the glass, offering notes of cherry, raspberry, spice and timber. A solid wine featuring dark cherry, raspberry and plum flavors with an earthy compliment. Drinks effortlessly, with modest tannins and a bright cut of acidity on the finish. Score: 88. Reviewed March 16, 2015 ARTICLE »
2012 Vincent Wine Co. Crowley Statica Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
13.3% alc., $35. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of pine, underbrush and dried herbs lead to a mid weight core of black cherry fruit accented with notes of pine and savory herbs. Good, rich attack, smooth on the palate, finishing with a tug of oak and tannin. Score: 87. Reviewed March 16, 2015 ARTICLE »