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|Owner(s)||Allison Anderson, Cliff Anderson|
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Cliff and Allison Anderson farm a 16.5-acre vineyard planted in 1992 in the Dundee Hills of the Willamette Valley. The vineyard is planted on a stony terrace with Jory and Nekia soils and great drainage. Five Pinot Noir clones and Dijon 96 Chardonnay vines are closely spaced and farmed organically. For the last several years, much of the production has gone to August Cellars, Boedecker, Bergstrom, GC Cellars, JK Carriere, and Lemelson.
The Andersons starting their own label in 2002 and now produce just under 1,000 cases of Anderson Family Vineyard Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. A new gravity-flow winery and underground barrel room have been built on the scenic property. Tasting is by appointment at 20120 NE Herring Lane in Newberg. 503-554-5541.
2006 Anderson Family Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
14.1% alc., $50. · Very enticing aromas of cherries, spices (particularly cinnamon), prune and smoke. Light and pleasant tart cherry and cranberry flavors with a refreshingly tart and grippy finish. An accessible wine that is good without being special. Reviewed November 17, 2008 ARTICLE »