Since its introduction by Dundee, Oregon-based Sokol Blosser Winery in 1998, Evolution has evolved into something of a phenomenon. Its fan base gives meaning to the word "loyal" and is spread all over North America, Europe and Asia. At the time, there were very few white blends on the market, and Evolution tapped into the niche that would become an important segment of the wine business. As word spread and Evolution made the rounds, it enjoyed extraordinary popularity. The packaging and the price have attracted drinkers more interested in great tasting wine, affordability and having a good time than trying to impress friends at the next dinner party.
Their goal is to make a wine that appears simple - easy drinking, relaxing - but in reality is quite complex. Producing a proprietary blend like Evolution is a combination of art and science. People always joke around, asking whether we created this blend on purpose or if we just blended leftovers and it happened to work. That's where we got the idea of "Luck vs. Intention" that is used on the label.
With the touch of their winemaking team and love for Pinot Noir, the 2017 Evolution Pinot Noir is so delicious that it will knock your socks off, literally. They sought out to evolve Pinot Noir to make it the weekday weekend wine. It's the wine for the imaginative food lover. Evolution Pinot Noir celebrates the any-food occasion. Dangerously juicy and fruit-driven with a sophisticated silk. This bottle of pinot makes enjoying a young Pinot Noir wine so easy to drink and share. 100% Pinot Noir. 100% Willamette Valley. 100% made from Oregon with love.
Red (volcanic) jory soils of the Dundee Hills.The vines range up to 30 years old and careful hand-sorting of fruit ensures that only perfectly ripe fruit makes it to the fermentation stage.
Aged in French oak barrels for approximately sixteen months followed by a further year inbottle
Hints of pomegranate, flavours of black cherry, liquorice and mocha, smooth and supple, long and elegant.