2021 Maison Noir Wines "Oregogne" Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
ABOUT THIS WINE
Oregogne, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley: Blended from two single vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills A.V.A. at different elevations.
The Pinot Noir grapes for this wine are grown in the Guadalupe Vineyard in the Dundee Hills of Oregon. Grapes were de-stemmed and underwent a 5-7 day cold soak followed by a 28-day extended maceration. The wine was aged 12 months in 25% new French oak, followed by 6 months in bottle.
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
André Hueston Mack was a celebrated and award-winning sommelier. Mack has been featured in major publications, such as Food and Wine, Wine & Spirits Magazine, The New York Times, Women’s Health, Ebony, and Wall Street Journal, and was awarded the prestigious title of Best Young Sommelier in America by the highly regarded Chaine des Rotisseurs. However, winemaking has always been a dream of his and it came to fruition when he started Maison Noir Wines in Oregon. Now instead of winning awards for his wine lists, he's winning accolades and adoration for his wines.
Maison Noir is founded by sommelier André Hueston Mack in 2007. He incorporate a trademark attitude and personal perspective on wine subculture. The wines are unique and distinctive garage wines, initially created for some of the New York's best restaurants.