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Mae's Vineyard

Applegate Valley

We know of few people who work harder than Herb Quady, one of the cornerstone growers on whom we rely to provide us with the best raw materials for our wines. He grows several varietals on his ranch in southern Oregon. The beautiful Mae's vineyard is a gently rounded hillside arcing from southeast to south-southwest and framed by the rugged, conifer-covered slopes of the Siskiyou mountains. The soils are mostly granitic bedrock and decomposed basalt dotted with, of all things, chunks of quartz! 

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This is idyllic, rural wine country, the hills and valleys speckled with small farms here and there, interspersed with winding little rivers and bubbling creeks. The foliage is aromatic with evergreen, eucalyptus, and madrone trees breaking up the pastures and becoming more dense near the tops of the mountains. Ground elevation is about 1,200 - 1,600 feet. So even as the days are hot, the nights always cool off, usually under clear, starry skies in the summer. 

Wines from Mae's Vineyard

Inspired by the red field blends of the Loire, the Running Bare is a bright and beguiling expression of three unlikely bedfellows in Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Tannat.

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$28.05
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SKU: 88882231-0098
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$33.00 $28.05
 

The first wine named in honor of Brianne's son, Viggo, the 'little, golden adored one" captures the radiant treasures hidden away in Herb Quady's Mae's Vineyard.

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$30.00
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SKU: 88882231-0185-2019
 

Oregon's finest Syrah comes from Applegate Valley, and this expression from Mae's Vineyard, co-fermented with 15% Viognier, shows exactly why these sites are making a splash in the domestic scene.

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SKU: 88882231-0186
 

A lovely rosé version of a wine we typically make as a red. 83% Syrah and 17% Viognier direct pressed and fermented in neutral 500 L barrels for 10 months to make a complex and nuanced rosé. 

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$21.00
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SKU: 88882231-0175Copy
 
 

Inspired by the red field blends of the Loire, the Running Bare is a bright and beguiling expression of three unlikely bedfellows in Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Tannat.

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$33.00
$29.70
/ 750ml
SKU: 88882231-0191
 

A lovely rosé version of a wine we typically make as a red. 75% Syrah and 25% Viognier direct pressed and fermented in neutral 500 L barrels for 10 months to make a complex and nuanced rosé. 

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$28.00
$21.00
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SKU: 88882231-0175