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2019 Harvest

The spring of 2019 was warm and wet, leading to an on-schedule bud break. June cooled off quite a bit and the vines hit the brakes, lowering yields and increasing quality. June was bookended with a warm late summer, but without the presence of any significant heat spikes. The vines and grapes moved along steadily. Veraison in … Continue reading 2019 Harvest

De La Boue Natural Wines

2019 Growing Season

2019 was a wild ride. This was – by all accounts – a cool vintage. I remember tasting through a number of 2007 (another cool vintage) Oregon wines when I was working at a resort in Montana. They were complex, brooding and I wasn’t sure what I was tasting. I dove in and started embracing … Continue reading 2019 Growing Season


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