Summer Sip Spotlight: Root Wine Company - Klee Pinot Noir

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Roots Wine Company is not your average winery; it’s a labor of love born from a deep-rooted passion for winemaking and an unwavering commitment to quality. Founded by Chris Berg, a trailblazer in the wine industry, this winery embodies the spirit of innovation and tradition in equal measure.

Chris Berg’s journey into the world of winemaking was anything but conventional. With a background in chemistry and a keen sense of adventure, Chris’s life took an unexpected turn when he discovered his true calling in viticulture and oenology. After gaining invaluable experience, Chris returned to his beloved Willamette Valley, where he believed the region’s unique terroir could produce wines of unmatched character and finesse. With a clear vision and a heart full of passion, Roots Wine Company was established, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Roots Wine Company’s commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with their wines; it extends to their winemaking practices too. Chris Berg firmly believes in sustainable and environmentally friendly methods. From vineyard management to the winemaking process, every step is taken with utmost care to preserve the land and its resources for future generations.

At the heart of Roots Wine Company’s portfolio is their crown jewel - Klee Pinot Noir ($24). Named after the legendary artist Paul Klee, this wine is a true masterpiece, embodying the spirit of creativity and expression that defines the winery.

Grown in the fertile soils of the Willamette Valley, the Klee Pinot Noir is a reflection of the region’s terroir, showcasing a perfect balance of fruit, acidity, and minerality. On the nose, expect an inviting bouquet of red berries, subtle earthy notes, and a hint of oak. With every sip, your taste buds will dance with delight as the wine’s silky texture and complex flavors unfold.

Roots Wine Company and its founder, Chris Berg, are an inspiration to the world of winemaking. Through their devotion to quality, sustainability, and creativity, they have crafted wines that truly stand out. The Klee Pinot Noir, with its enchanting flavors, tells a story of artistry and craftsmanship that will leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

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