“Forget Champagne: 11 Superb New Sparkling Wines From Oregon”

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Brut Rosé Bottle

Our 2016 La Bohème Brut Rosé was written up in the Robb Report:

“This delightfully complex bubbly from Elk Cove offers up earthy notes from lees contact, but light-hearted fruit and florals as well—strawberries swirling with wisteria. A spin of citrus on the palate leads into raspberry, then heads toward tart cranberry and rhubarb. A savory edge and underlying minerality slip in on the finish, buoyed by great, persistent bubbles.” – SARA L. SCHNEIDER

Oregon wasn’t always known for bubbly. The growth of Oregon Sparkling Wines was limited in part by technology – creating a true méthode champenoise (Champagne Style) bubbly requires specialized equipment and no-how. Enter Rollin Soles, who launched Argyle Winery in 1987 and more recently ROCO winery and Radiant Sparkling Wine Company….

Read the whole story here. Known for its reviews of luxury spends like yachts, cars and watches, the Robb Report also features food and wine.