Monthly Archive Of February 2014

2003 Chardonnay – Butternut Squash Lasagna with a sage béchamel sauce

2003 Chardonnay – This chardonnay, barrel fermented and aged in a stainless tank is a fresh spicy white wine that is an easy match for food. We selected it to go with our Butternut Squash Lasagna as a refreshing contrast to the thick, rich, almost sweet Lasagna. This combination serves as a beautiful first course, a… Read More »

1997 Oso de Oro – Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese with caramelized local pears

1997 Oso de Oro — White Dessert Wine A mistake created a masterpiece (or so we’ve been told).This dessert wine started as a 1997 Chardonnay. When bottled, the corks did not make a good seal and the wine oxidized. We opened 3000 bottles (by hand) and poured them back into a tank. We took ½… Read More »

2003 Warrick White – Thai Marinated Pork Tenderloin

2003 Warrick White – The 2003 Warrick White is an example of what lies in the future for Wooldridge Creek. It is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Viognier. The fruit was selected as the best fruit of the 2003 harvest and was both whole berry pressed. One half had 12 hours of skin… Read More »

1998 Cabernet Sauvignon – Cassoulet

1998 Cabernet Sauvignon – We chose the 1998 Cabernet to represent the best of the past of Wooldridge Creek Winery because it is drinking beautifully. One of the reasons that this wine has held up so well is that it is actually a Meritage (or Bordeaux) blend. The 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 17% Merlot,… Read More »