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Huett Cellars

Huett Cellars 2019 The Big O

Dark and Soft

Oregon winemaker Ryan Huett, and wife Tammy, live in Corvallis, Oregon in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Ryan started his winemaking career at one of the oldest wineries in Oregon as an intern before quickly becoming head winemaker. After managing a 20,000 case a year facility, and making wine for several custom crush clients, he began producing his own brand Huett Cellars in 2014. He credits his wife Tammy as his "secret weapon" as she is what is known as a "super taster" in the industry. Together, they are able to produce world class Pinot Noirs, and other varietals sourced from vineyards throughout Oregon.

Huett Cellars

Cellar 503 Tasting Notes

Huett Cellars, Corvallis, Oregon
2019 The Big O

This dark yet soft blend is comprised of 60% Syrah from the Rocks District along with 35% Malbec and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon from undisclosed Oregon vineyards. A surprisingly rich , soft and supple red blend despite it's dark, almost opaque color and the normally spicy and often tannic varieties of grapes that it is comprised of. Silky integrated acids brighten the dark dried red plums and pomegranate and savory spices. Soft rich tannins that come only from proper amount of cellaring, bring in the lifted back palate finishing in chocolate and games meats. This one is both bright and brooding.

A Cellar 503 selection in November 2023, Weird & Wonderful Oregon | Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Syrah