First and foremost, the Durant Family strives to be viticulturists whose wines reflect careful farming and craftsmanship. As a founder in the Oregon wine industry, with our first plantings in 1973, our goal is to produce wines that reflect the tradition of high quality, 100% estate grown fruit, proudly labeled as Durant Vineyards. We are also grateful for the many years that we have spent producing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris fruit for some of the best wineries in Oregon.
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2013 Heron Pinot Noir: $45
A rhubarb, strawberry, white pepper and sandalwood nose fill the glass. Tart cherry and strawberry tones are followed by savory fennel and bold tannins which create good structure for this food friendly wine.
2014 Bishop Pinot Noir: $55
All Pommard clone, from vines 30 and 40 years old, this offers concentrated strawberry and cherry, with delicate highlights of stem and leaf. The balance and focus are spot -on, and the wine fades gently into a soft finale. 91 points Wine Enthusiast.
2014 La Paloma Pinot Noir: $50
Bright ruby red in the glass, this Pinot Noir is striking at first sight. On the nose you will find both red and dark cherry along with barrel spice. The pallet boast perky tannins that will soften with time, big cherry and plum notes as well as a spicy and long finish.
2014 Raven Chardonnay: $30
This beautiful Chardonnay is made with 60% stainless steel and 40% oak. "Peppery lime fruit highlights this single-clone wine. The impressive minerality brings clean flavors of wet rock into play. It’s terrifically refreshing, with the crisp acidity to age nicely over the next six to eight years. 93 points Wine Enthusiast.
2014 Lark Chardonnay: $30
A bouquet of spiced crisp pear accompanied by honey and vanilla aromas. Balanced acidity softly glides over the palate and introduces light oak tones that are rounded out by Bartlett pear, spice and a slight granny smith apple finish. 92 points Wine Enthusiast.
2015 Raven Chardonnay: $30
This single clone estate-grown wine was vinified 50-50 in stainless and mainly neutral oak. It's punchy and tight, with complex apple, peach and lemon/lime fruit. A light touch of toast enlivens the back palate and finish.
2015 Lark Chardonnay: $30
This single clone estate-grown wine was vinified 50-50 in stainless and mainly neutral oak. It's classic, classy and clean, with well delineated components. Green melon, apple and citrus, along with ample acid and some phenolic bite are in harmonious balance. Another year or two in the bottle could improve it still further.
2015 Special Edition Pinot Gris: $20
Aged in100% Stainless steel. The nose gives off fruit notes of cantaloupe and nectarine. A smooth front is followed with a burst of acidity backed by apricot, pear, stone fruit and baking spices. Perfect with spicy food!
2015 Special Edition Pinot Gris (Split Bottle): $9