Rose and Arrow

Our name, Rose & Arrow Estate, speaks to our foundational belief in the pleasure of paradoxes, between opposing forces of love and war.

The “rose” and “arrow”, innately connected yet conflicting, each defined by the existence (or absence) of the other.

Our favorite wines make us appreciate the harmony of opposites: acid/sweet, simple/complex, solid rock/sprouting vine. The latter is where our narrative begins, as every great wine is ignited by unique tensions in the rock of its origin.

The beauty of wine originates in the connection between the vine and the soil (or, in our case, the rock). We spent years unearthing how nature creates our favorite wines, and found our answer buried in the hillsides of Willamette Valley: Tiny pleats of ancient volcanic rock, relics from 14 million years ago when rich lava formed new land atop the seabed of Western Oregon.

The vines in these seven parcels, planted in pleats of preserved mother rock, carry the character of the land in its most primitive form. Our winemakers, Louis Michel Liger-Belair and Felipe Ramirez, liberate the vines’ instincts to produce the Pinot Noirs we love. The resulting single-origin wines embody the pleasure of paradox: a light body with a depth of complex flavors, aromas, and textures. A universal history of the hills, and the singular story of each parcel’s erosion.

This is the new highly ambitious project by Mark Tarlov (Chapter 24 Vineyards) and Louis Michel Liger-Belair of Burgundy notoriety. They work with famed soil scientist Pedro Parra and lead winemaker Felipe Ramirez to produce, as Tarlov puts it, “wines that express the individual character of their soil origin as accurately as possible.” This is a no-expense-spared operation. The maiden efforts from 2016 are undeniably stunning wines that show noteworthy depth of flavor and intensity. Parra thinks that the best days are yet to come as the team acquires more experience with the vineyards. This is definitely a winery to watch. 

——Vinous

Rose and Arrow

Worden Hill Pinot 

Region:USA / Dundee Hills AVA

Vintage:2017

Format:75CL

Grape:Pinot Noir

Rating:Vinous 94

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JL Vergnon Conversation Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, NV, 75CL

Worden Hill Black Walnut

Region:USA / Dundee Hills AVA

Vintage:2017

Format:75CL

Grape:Pinot Noir

Rating:Vinous 95

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JL Vergnon Conversation Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, NV, 75CL

Hopewell Hills Pinot

Region:USA / Eola Amity Hills AVA

Vintage:2017

Format:75CL

Grape:Pinot Noir

Rating:Vinous 95

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JL Vergnon Conversation Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, NV, 75CL

Hopewell Hills Gathered Stones

Region:USA / Eola Amity Hills AVA

Vintage:2017

Format:75CL

Grape:Pinot Noir

Rating:Vinous 96

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JL Vergnon Conversation Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, NV, 75CL

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