Viola Wine Cellars is our urban winery producing wines with Italian spirit crafted from Northwest ingredients. From stainless aged Barbera to bright and crisp Pinot Bianco, our wines are made as naturally as possible for you to enjoy with friends and family over a meal. All native yeasts, very low sulfur additions and unfined and unfiltered whenever possible, you can find our current releases at cork wine shop, which serves as the tasting room for the winery.
Viola wines can also be found at these local restaurants and bars:
Bar Avignon . BIN21 . Branch . Cheesebar . Davenport . ENSO
Mingo West . SE Wine Collective . Cyril's @ Clay Pigeon . Woodsman Tavern
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2013 VIOLA Barbera d'Alder
Bottle Price: $24 (Club Price: $20.40)
Barbera grapes from Alder Ridge Vineyards, planted in 1999. Fermented at cool temperature on the skins, then aged 6 months in stainless steel. All native yeasts. Unfined, unfiltered with minimal sulfur. 14.2% alcohol. 58 cases produced.
2013 VIOLA Dolcetto d'Allegre
Bottle Price: $22.50 (Club Price: $19.13)
Mad from organically grown Dolcetto grapes grown at Allegre Vineyard in Hood River, this red shows off the classic tannin structure of the Dolcetto grape while still being soft enough to qualify as a lighter red. Fermented for 5 days on the skins, then pressed and aged 6 months in stainless steel. Unfined, unfiltered, minimal sulfur added. 11.8% alcohol. 39 cases produced.
2013 VIOLA Bianco d’Allegre
Bottle Price: $20 (Club Price: $17)
A field blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Moscato Giallo and a smidge of Pinot Grigio. Sauvignon was macerated 3 days on the skins with 100 pounds whole cluster Pinot Grigio, then pressed and barrel fermented and left on the lees for 4 months. The Moscato Giallo was direct pressed then fermented and aged in stainless to preserve freshness and aromatics.
Made with organic grapes. Unfined and unfiltered. 26 cases produced.
2013 ALBERTA Bianco
Bottle Price: $18 (Club Price: $15.30)
Dry-farmed Pinot Bianco grapes from Yamhill Valley Vineyards.
All stainless tank fermented, aged with native yeast.
50 cases produced.
2012 ALBERTA Rosso
Bottle Price: $20 (Club $17)
The ALBERTA Rosso features Zinfandel from Volcano Ridge in The Dalles, the highest elevation site that Zin is growing in Oregon. Aged 8 months in neutral barrels with about 6% Barbera used for topping and to add a little acid kick to the fleshy Zinfandel fruit.
L.I.V.E. certified vineyard. 102 cases produced.
2013 ALBERTA Rosso 3L Bag
3L Price: $76 (Club $64.60)
The 2013 vintage of ALBERTA Rosso was made from one blended barrel of organic Dolcetto from Hood River and L.I.V.E. certified Zinfandel from The Dalle. This Columbia Gorge red blend is bright with purple fruit tones, supple and smooth on the palate and goes down easy. We've put it in this sustainable 3L tote bag that allows you to enjoy a glass at a time for months without worrying about the wine oxidizing. Limited release - just 75 bags available!
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