Underwood Pinot Noir is the one we are known for and an easy
introduction to the Union Wine Company brand. Underwood is a vibrant and
complex wine that brings the Pinot flavor experience to more people.
Reflecting the character of the region, our fruit creates a uniquely
Oregon Pinot Noir.
The 2015 vintage started off with a mild winter
which caused bud break to occur very early. The early warm temperatures
continued, with flowering occurring in late May to early June in most
of the state. Similar to 2014, the summer was warm and dry. As we
approached that looked to be like an exceptionally early harvest, the
weather cooled off as we entered into September and allowed the flavors
to catch up with the escalating sugars. The harvest was bountiful and
extremely high quality, with the resulting wines showing generous fruit,
intense concentration, and great energy reminiscent of the vintage.
RASPBERRY, BLACK PLUM, VIOLET
40% Umpqua Valley
60% Willamette Valley
CELLAR TREATMENT: Aged 8 months on 10% new French Oak
RESIDUAL SUGAR: Dry
TA: 4.9 g/L