Lazy River Vineyard lies on the steep south facing slope of Mt. Richmond in the Northwest Willamette Valley, three and one half miles from Yamhill, Oregon. From the top of the hill one looks down to the mixed terrain, interlocking puzzle pieces of woods, rolling meadows, grape vines and ponds. The land is separated north from south by a meandering small river, which by August is typically dry.
97 Points Wine Enthusiast - *Editor's Choice* Even in the midst of the current Oregon Chardonnay renaissance, this bottle stands above and beyond. Concentrated and bursting with lemon drop tang, it's a vibrant, reflective, complex and utterly captivating wine. The estate's focus is on single-vineyard expressions of various Willamette Valley AVAs.
93 Points Vinous - Pale yellow. Mineral-tinged nectarine, orange, honey and white flowers on the intensely perfumed nose. Smooth, fleshy and dry in the mouth, offering juicy orchard and pit fruit flavors complemented by suggestions of fennel, sweet butter and candied lemon peel. Shows excellent depth as well as energy and finishes minerally, dry and very long, featuring citrus and pit fruit notes.