Mile Marker 71
State Route 99 travels through the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Mile Marker 71 it passes through Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris Country.
2009 Mile 71 Pinot Noir $16.99 ~ Bright cherry pie aromas with rich strawberry and plum flavors finishing with a hint of cinnamon and clove. Perfect with hard cheeses, grilled salmon, burgers, flank steak and even spicy foods.
2011 Mile 71 Pinot Gris $14.99 ~Expect flavors of pears, honeysuckle, and peaches. Perfect with salads, spicy foods, and salmon.
The Divining Rod
Marc Mondavi grew up in the Napa Valley learning about vineyards and winemaking. Being born into America’s foremost family associated with exceptional quality wines led some to assume they knew the path Marc would take in life. But no one predicted that he’d possess an unexpected, mysterious talent — the ability to locate underground water using divining rods.
The Divining Rod 2010 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon$15.99 ~ You’ll enjoy aromas of ripe black fruits and flavors of blackberry and luscious fruit notes developing into spicy black cherry and hints of cured meats and black tea.
The Divining Rod 2010 Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay $15.99 ~ This Chardonnay possesses aromas of pineapple with hints of lemon curd, mango and brioche. Look for pleasant undertones of citrus with flavors developing to stone fruits with a bright acidity and a lingering finish.