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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.
2014 Vincent Eola-Amity Hills Oregon Pinot Noir
12.9% alc., $27. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of dark cherry, raspberry, spice and tobacco lead to a mid weight styled simple wine featuring flavors that echo the aromas framed by frisky acidity that stands out on the citrus-imbued, juicy finish. Score: 87. Reviewed July 9, 2016 ARTICLE »
2014 Vincent Bjornson Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Oregon Pinot Noir
12.9% alc., $39. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Fresh aromas of cherry and red berry lead off. Inviting balance and length, with middleweight flavors of cherry and red strawberry embellished with baking spices, finishing with a charge of succulent fruit. Score: 91. Reviewed July 9, 2016 ARTICLE »
2014 Vincent Zenith Vineyard Oregon Pinot Noir
13.5% alc., $39. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Nicely scented with aromas of crushed black cherry and forest path. Black cherry driven with good attack and mid palate presence in a mid weight plus style with a thread of dried savory herbs in the background. Fairly bold and sappy, with a lingering black cherry fruited finish. Beautiful fruit, but the drying tannins stick out on the finish. Score: 89. Reviewed July 9, 2016 ARTICLE »
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 »