Established in 1994 by Peter Rosback, Sineann winery is located in Newberg, Oregon. Peter Rosback got his start in winemaking when he made his first Pinot Noir in 1985. Sineann
sources their fruit from some of the best vineyards in the region; Pinot Noir
and Pinot Gris from the Willamette Valley and the Hood River Valley, Cabernet,
Merlot and Zinfandel from the Columbia Valley, Gewurztraminer from the Columbia
They strive to make great wine - the only kind of wine that makes it onto their dinner table.
Sineann Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Lazare Vineyard 2005
This is a big, ripe cabernet in the modern style, jam-packed with black fruits, Napa tar, minerals and pencil lead, and all the other classic flavors and aromas fan crave.
The nose crackles with burning embers, cedar and cocoa and the flavors are deep. There’s also a high-toned component that seems to evaporate into the palate without the need for swallowing. It’s intense, and pretty, and beautifully balanced – but, it’s tight now.
Price: $52.94 Buy
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Sineann Pinot Noir Resonance
An expansive and vibrant red, with fine tannins underlining the dark berry, clotted cream, mint and spice flavors, coming together harmoniously as the finish lingers.
"Generally considered the best of the best single vineyard Pinots from Sineann, this new Resonance is--to quote the late, great Robert Palmer--simply irresistible. Fresh fruit flavors of strawberry, raspberry, sweet cherry and more roll into a lingering aftermath with nuances of cinnamon, cola, chocolate, nougat, coconut and caramel. None of this is overwhelming; the fruit rules. But the finesse and length, which sneaks up on you, are impressive."
Rated 94 points - Wine Enthusiast.
Price: $41.17 Buy
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Sineann Oregon Pinot Noir 2011
The fruit for the 2011 Sineann Oregon Pinot Noir is grown on
Sineann best vineyard sites. Tart, juicy and piquant lemon and tangerine with their rinds inflect the brightly juicy red berry fruit on display in Rosback’s basic 2011 Pinot Noir, sourced quite prestigiously from two cool locations, Resonance in the Coastal foothills west of Carlton, and Wy’East in the Columbia Gorge.
At Sineann they chose to blend strengths together and offer a less expensive, high quality wine. The wine is dark, aromatic and has great natural acidity. At this stage of development, most of its character is in a long, long finish - a good sign for the future of the wine!
Price: $27.05 Buy
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