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But in his heart, he wanted to make Pinot. So he took some big risks, left his job and moved North to the Willamette.

Brittan Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon

If you’ve been following along, you’ll remember that our Stratera and Vincent offerings sold out in minutes.  But were working on getting our hands on a few more cases of each… so please watch this space! In the meantime we are absolutely delighted to offer one of Oregon’s finest – Brittan Vineyards 2015 Gestalt Block Pinot Noir.

We’re not snobs.  Okay, maybe a little. But only because we think education matters. And Robert Brittan has an outstanding CV. After making wine in his college dorm, he went to UC Davis before becoming the first winemaker at Far Niente in Napa Valley. (Far Niente is run by our dear friend Beth Nichols… and Beth is a Napa Valley legend, to say the least). Robert went on to make stunning, award winning wines at Stag Leap. But in his heart, he wanted to make Pinot. So he took some big risks, left his job and moved North to the Willamette.But, Robert wanted to make great Pinot Noir and the Willamette Valley’s Brittan Vineyards is the result.

HK$460 per bottle (Buy Now)
-shipping always included-
*limit of 12 bottles per person*

The Brittan Vineyards is bright, big nose of fresh strawberry, kirsch, grape skins, sandalwood and ivory soap (just a hint). On the palate the ripe red fruits surround a serious, structured wine with notes of mocha and graphite (no soap). It’s opulent and dense. And if you can let it breathe for an hour, notes of sour cherry and wild strawberry emerge and the tannins fade into a long, elegant finish. – JDH