If there is one business more volatile than the restaurant business, it has gotta be making wine. In her 20s, Anne started her Trousse Chemise project at night and on weekends, making a basic cuvee of Willamette Valley Pinot and an incredible single vineyard, Hyland Vineyard. Four years later, the program has grown to include single AVAs like Dundee Hills and Chehalem Mountains and a wonderful new Rose of Pinot Noir as well. But her Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is still her calling card, consistently delivering exceptional value to her growing fanbase.
Every year since inception, Anne Sery’s Trousse Chemise wines have wowed folks from Coast to Coast (like Daniel Boulud). Her newly released 2019 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is still easily one of the best in Oregon dollar for dollar. Wildly aromatic and bursting with an intense, berried up fruitiness– when people compare Oregon as the closest thing to Burgundy in America, this is what they are talking about. Juicy and vibrant, with even more expressive aromatics as a result of the cool September that allowed for maximum hangtime.
It’s so fine aromatically; a product of the cool, high elevation mountain sources. On the palate, it’s primary, fresh and fruity but the finish is long and stony, balancing that terrific fruit perfectly.
Great with salmon, duck pork or a creamy mushroom dish.