Smockshop Band is an exploration of the Columbia Gorge by the team at Hiyu Wine Farm. The Gorge contains a diverse range of landscapes within a small area. It was this multitude of potential terroirs that drew us to the Gorge. We've been working on developing relationships with growers and landowners who share our vision of farming. We now lease and farm twenty acres of land outside of Hiyu and purchase fruit from an additional few more. All of the vineyards are farmed naturally and allow us access to the full spectrum of possible flavors from high altitude, cool climate sites on the western end of the Gorge to the more Mediterranean, dessert influenced sites to the east.
Velvety, nuanced Pinot from Oregon’s Columbia Valley. Fruit grows on clay loam soils, with practicing organic and biodynamic practices put into place. 50% whole cluster fermented, followed by eight months of aging in neutral oak. Silky on the palate, earthy and bright on the nose, and above all, insanely easy to drink.