The Wine

Ruby Vineyard & Winery is exceptionally proud of our premium wines. Known for producing Old Vine Pinot Noir on over 40 acres of Laurelwood soil, Ruby also grows & produces pinot gris, charonnay, rose, and dessert wines.

To purchase any of our wines, please either call or send us an email. If you purchase at least a case, you will be a member of  the Ruby Wine Club; call or visit for details.

Old Vine Pinot Noir

2015 Ruby Steve’s Reserve Pinot Noir

2015 Ruby Steve's Reserve Pinot Noir91 points, Wine Enthusiast
Retail $60/bottle.   
Appellation: Chehalem Mountain AVA.
Clones: Pommard Dijon 115 and Wadenswil, Production: 150 cases

Growing Season:   2015 was warm, dry and sunny, resulting in very intense, ripe fruit with low yields.

Tasting Notes:   Owner Steve Hendricks selected six of his favorite barrels, creating 150 cases of Steve’s Reserve. A big bold approach, generous mouth filling red fruit flavors, with beautifully integrated oak, and a lingering finish that highlights the spiciness of the Laurelwood soil.

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2015 Ruby Estate Blend Pinot Noir

2015 Ruby Estate Blend Pinot NoirRetail $45/bottle
Appellation: Chehalem Mountain AVA.
Clones: Pommard Dijon 115 and Wadenswil, Production: 600 cases

Growing Season:   2015 was warm, dry and sunny, resulting in very intense, ripe fruit with low yields.

Tasting Notes:The Ruby Vineyard Estate Blend is entirely comprised of 40 year old own rooted pinot noir from our estate vineyard. On the nose there are hints of ripe red fruits over-laid by darker toned blue fruits. The generous pallet shows off the deep concentration of old vines and the 2015 growing season. Soft yet supple tannin’s carry the wine through the mid-pallet leaving the taster with a slightly spicy finish.

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2015 Ruby Laurelwood Blend Pinot Noir

2015 Ruby Laurelwood Blend Pinot Noir90 points, Wine Enthusiast
Retail $36/bottle
Appellation: Chehalem Mountain AVA
Clones: Dijon 777, 828, 115, and Pommard, Production: 950 cases

Tasting Notes: Grown on unique laurelwood soil– deposited at the end of the last ice age on the east facing slopes of the Chehalem Mountains in the north Willamette Valley– this 2015 Pinot Noir consists of grapes farmed on our estate at 400 feet elevation and neighboring vineyards on our hillside up to about 750 feet. A cherry nose is darkened by aromas of baking spice, peppercorns, and dust. Soft tannins and balanced acidity highlight the mouth filling dark red fruit of cherries and berries.  We hope you enjoy our 2015 Ruby Vineyard Laurelwood Blend

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2015 Ruby Willamette Pinot Noir

2015 Ruby Willamette Pinot Noir91 points, Wine Enthusiast (Editor’s Choice)
Retail: $22/bottle
Appellation: Willamette Valley AVA
Production: 500 cases

Tasting Notes:   Sourced from the Tuenge and Provincial vineyards in the north Willamette Valley the 2015 Ruby Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is a beautiful representation of the warm vintage. Ripe red fruited characters on the nose entice you to take a sip where balanced tannins and acidity reveal a generous palate of berry compote, bramble fruits, and subtle notes of spice.

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Other Wines

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2014 Ruby Chardonnay, retail $25/bottle – Sourced from White Salmon Vineyard, hints of tropical fruit with fresh acidity and very little oak make for a zesty refreshing white wine.  100 cases produced, only 40 cases remain.

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2015 Ruby Rose’ of Pinot Gris, retail $20/bottle – Vinified completely dry with full skin contact in open top fermenters and then aged in older, neutral barrels,  gives a beautiful, round and full taste to this rose.  Very few wineries in Oregon make a rose’ from Pinot Gris, so this is a fun and special wine.

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AVAILABLE ONLY TO WINE CLUB MEMBERS

2012 Ruby Wadenswil Pinot Noir, retail $125/bottle – Sourced from 40 year old vines, the budwood came from the famous Eyrie Southblock and is the rare UC Davis clone 1. Amazing aromatics, nuance and soft, elegant flavors lead to a spice surprise, finishing long and velvet. A very special wine, only 25 cases produced.

2012 Ruby Estate Blend Pinot Noir, retail $60/bottle – Intense, concentrated fruit from our old vines.  60% Pommard clone, 30% Dijon 115, 10% Wadenswil, complex and deep dark fruit, earthy and spicy from the Laurelwood soil.  Even with 5 years of age, a vibrant wine that will continue to age for years to come.  Only 30 cases remaining.

2012 Ruby Dijon 115 Pinot Noir, retail $50/bottle – Single clone from 33 y/o vines, focused blueberry fruit, core minerality representative of this clone. Only 25 cases produced.

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RUBY ANNIVERSARY GIFT PACKS

For that special couple celebrating their 40th Wedding Anniversary, give a Ruby Gift Pack.

#1 – The Big Gift. A case of Ruby wines, 3 each of the Rose’ of Pinot Gris, 2015 Willamette Valley Pinot, 2015 Laurelwood Blend Pinot & 2015 Estate Blend Pinot, $369, we will ship for free.

#2 – The Nice Present. A six pack of 2015 Ruby Pinot Noir, 2 each of the 2015 Willamette Valley Pinot, 2015 Laurelwood Blend Pinot & 2015 Estate Blend Pinot, $206 plus shipping.

#3 – The Sampler. 3 Bottles of Ruby Pinot Noir, one each of the 2015 Willamette Valley Pinot, 2015 Laurelwood Blend Pinot & 2015 Estate Blend Pinot $103 plus shipping.

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