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Purchasing Wine

Thank you for your interest in Walter Scott Wines. Below you will find detailed information on each of our current release wines. To purchase wines, please follow the link below and submit your order:
 
 
 
We happily ship wine in the Spring and Fall to most states in the USA.  Currently, we are unable to ship to the following states, but laws are changing rapidly, so feel free to contact us with inquiries.
NH, KY, UT
 
  

Current Releases 

  

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2015 Chardonnay Cuvée Anne, Willamette Valley
490 cases
$40.00

The Cuvée Anne Chardonnay is blended from our best Chardonnay sites, including Freedom Hill, X Novo and Gibson Vineyards. It is a reserve blend that represents our vision of Oregon Chardonnay.

The wine leads with beautiful aromas of nectarine, yellow peach, white flowers and a touch of nutty-ness. The palate has stunning balance with a strong sense of minerality and a long graceful finish.

The juice was fermented and aged in a new puncheon and four neutral barrels for 11 months with 100% native yeast fermentation and minimal bâtonnage. The wine was blended and finished in stainless steel for an additional 3 months.

 

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2015 Chardonnay, Freedom Hill Vineyard, Willamette Valley
150 cases
$50.00

The Dusschee Family has been growing Chardonnay longer than most, putting lots of care into growing the best fruit possible. In 2012 we were lucky enough to start working with their fruit, getting access to one acre of Chardonnay and one acre of Pinot Noir. After many years working with this vineyard alongside Mark Vlossak, Ken was thrilled. Mark used to say this site was very 'Chablis-like'. We are starting to agree....

The 2015 has delicate aromas of fennel, yellow flowers and mixed citrus. The palate is all finesse, with juicy acidity and a long minerally finish.

This wine was fermented and aged in a new Puncheon and four neutral barrels for 11 months with 100% native yeast fermentation and minimal bâtonnage. The wine was blended and finished in stainless steel for an additional 3 months.

 

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2015 Chardonnay, X Novo Vineyard, Eola-Amity Hills
200 cases
$50.00

In 2010 Craig & Robin Williams, of California Cabernet fame, came to Oregon and purchased a few pieces of land in the Eola-Amity Hills and began planting vineyards. What they did would turn heads. For example, the Chardonnay block that we are honored to work with is planted to fifteen different clones of Chardonnay! FIFTEEN!!! It is one of the most unique sites in Oregon, if not the west coast.

The wine has an incredible aromatic intensity leaning towards, lemongrass, ginger, tangerine and mango skin. On the palate it has beautiful balance, with good density and a strong sense of minerality leading to a long finish.

This wine was fermented and aged in a new Puncheon, a second fill Puncheon and a few neutral barrels for 11 months with 100% native yeast fermentation and minimal bâtonnage. The wine was blended and finished in stainless steel for an additional 3 months.

 

 

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2015 Pinot Noir, Cuvee Ruth, Willamette Valley

 

350 cases produced - 75 cases available 
$40.00

 

Cuvee Ruth is a Reserve Barrel selection that we craft each vintage to represent the character of the season. With the 2015 vintage some of our best vineyard sites make up this Pinot Noir, including Freedom Hill, Sojourner, Temperance Hill and Clos des Oiseaux Vineyards, along with the little known Lewman Vineyard, a beautiful site adjacent to the winery. The wine is elegant and polished much like Sojourner and Temperance Hill, with both red and black fruit notes layered with the power and depth that both Clos des Oiseaux & Freedom Hill Vineyard are famous for.

 

The wine is a blend of Pommard, Wadenswill and Dijon clones, fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged for 10 months in French oak barrels with 30% of them new. The wine is unfined and unfiltered.

 

Cuvée Ruth was created in 2012 as a bridge between the Willamette Valley Pinot Noir and the Single Vineyards. It is a wine dedicated to the memory of Ruth and Irv Kantor, Our partner Sue's parents, showing tribute to Sue & Andy for helping us to realize our dreams.

 

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2015 Pinot Noir, Temperance Hill Vineyard, Eola-Amity Hills
100 cases
$50.00

Temperance Hill sits on the crown of the Eola-Amity Hills, at elevations ranging from 600 to 900 feet. The site is exposed to cool afternoon marine breezes that define the wines and contribute to late ripening. This fruit is always the last to arrive during harvest, often times up to a week later then everything else.

Temperance Hill sings of the savory qualities we expect from this high elevation Eola-Amity Hills vineyard with signature dried sage, rosemary blossom and crushed raspberry. The wine has beautiful elegance and density with high toned raspberry and huckleberry fruit, finishing with juicy acidity and a complex finish given to the wine by the 24 year old vines of this block. Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new oak in the final blend.

 

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2015 Pinot Noir Sojourner Vineyard, Eola-Amity Hills
300 cases
$50.00

On the southern end of the Eola-Amity Hills, facing west towards the coast range sits the Sojourner Vineyard. At 650 feet in elevation, the site overlooks the valley and surrounding vineyards. After over 30 years with Eola Springs Vineyard, Denny found the Sojourner property and developed it into an incredible 16 acres planted to three clones of Pinot Noir: Dijon 115, Pommard and Wadenswill and 3.26 acres of Chardonnay! The soils are a rocky, volcanic clay with lots of round stones littered throughout.

The clones are Dijon 115, Pommard and Wadenswill, all co-fermented to give a complete portrait of the vineyard site. The wine is all wild berries layered with delicate spice with intense mineral aromas. The palate is quite gripping with medium tannins leading to a beautiful, complex & vibrant finish. Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new oak in the final blend.

 

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2015 Pinot Noir Clos des Oiseaux, Eola-Amity Hills
275 cases
$50.00

In 2011 we began leasing a beautiful 2.8 acre vineyard on the South East slope of the Eola-Amity Hills off of Spring Valley Road. Today the land is owned by Kecia & John Keller, who upon falling in love with the site, purchased it and moved back to Oregon in the Fall of 2013. The vineyard is Organically farmed, with Ken doing the majority of the tractor work, sprays and helping with the hand work thanks to the amazing direction of Ryan Hannaford, an incredible friend and Viticulturist.

The wine always leads with great aromatics leaning towards asian spices, Sweet kirsch and crushed strawberry fruits gently layered with subtle floral notes. Due to the deep Jory soil making up more than half of this site the wine tends to be quite lush, almost opulent with medium tannins and a long elegant finish. Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new oak in the final blend.

 

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2015 Pinot Noir Freedom Hill Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
325 cases
$50.00

In 2012 we were thrilled to get grapes from the iconic Freedom Hill Vineyard, which Ken had worked with through St. Innocent for over 10 years. The vineyard was planted in 1982 by Dan and Helen Dusschee who own and farm the vineyard sustainably with their son Dustin. Located in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range, the Freedom Hill Vineyard is planted on Bellpine loam soils. The soils coupled with meticulous farming, create consistent, structured and powerful wines.

Freedom Hill consistently delivers intense smoky, black fruit and brown spice aromas with just a hint of violet. Palate is medium weight with round, ripe tannins leading to a savory pit cherry, blackberry finish. Lots of power, but never lacking in finesse. Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new oak in the final blend.

 

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2015 Dubay Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills
125 cases
$50.00

On the east slope of the Eoal-Amity bills sits a crazy, steep, rocky vineyard called Dubay. This epic little vineyard is farmed by a great friend and vineyard whisperer, Ryan Hannaford. He has to use a crawler to spray and do tractor work, but nothing great is ever easy. We get one acre block from this site, which yields somewhere around 1.6 tons in 2014. The wine is NUTTY GOOD! It has tension and power with brambly fruit characters, classic of the region. Layers and layers and a crazy finish.

Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new in the final blend.
The wine is unfined and unfiltered.

 

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2015 Seven Springs Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills
SOLD OUT  -  125 cases
$65.00

Widely considered one of the best vineyards in the Willamette Valley. We were honored to be selected to work with this famed vineyard, one of only a few wineries outside of the estate holder, Evening Land. We owe thanks to Rajat Parr for believing in what we are doing and trusting us with this fruit. Walter Scott sources one acre from the original 1983 plantings of un-grafted Pinot Noir vines found in the lower half of the vineyard.

The wine is pure and classy, layered with subtle purple flowers, huckleberry and cassis aromas. The palate has great tension, full of juicy red fruits & delicate spice leading to a long complicated finish, provided by the 34 year old vines.

Fermentation is done with ambient yeasts and then aged for 15 months in barrel, all French oak with 40% new in the final blend.
The wine is unfined and unfiltered.

 

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2015 Los Muertos, Eola-Amity Hills
100 cases
$85.00

Dia de los Muertos is the holiday for remembering and honoring those who have passed. Walter Scott is celebrating the un-grafted vines that defined our industry, that defined our region, by allowing the dead to live again in our hearts through this wine.

Los Muertos is a crazy co-fermentation of our 3 oldest vineyards (Dumb Ox, St Augustine & Seven Springs) they are all over 30+ years, un-grafted vines, dry farmed.... and they all had phylloxera and were pulled out after the 2015 harvest. They are all dead. We fell in love with this ferment, and then watched it in barrel. It is unreal. Classic Oregon, power, intensity, grace. And we can NEVER recreate it as all of the vineyards are gone. So we bottled it and are putting it on a black label with Day of the Dead skulls on it and celebrating the long list vineyards that helped shape Oregon's wine future.

 

Previous Vintages
 
Bellow you will find PDF tech sheets on all wines previous made.  If you would like label files or additional information please do not hesitate to contact us via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
 
Vintage - 2009
 
 
Vintage - 2011
 
 
 
 
Vintage - 2012
 

 

Vintage - 2013
 

 

Vintage - 2014