Estate grown, sustainably farmed.
Lachini Vineyards is committed to producing high end Pinot Noirs that reflect the nuances of the land, care in production, and passion for wine.
We craft wines that have a long development profile, accomplished by means of balanced fruit. Our goal is to create wines that reveal an enduring value that develop complexity over time.
Our philosophy begins with pre & post-sorting, whole cluster and native fermentations, and 100% French oak aging. Our wines are created in harmony through minimal intervention, revealing a cleanliness and purity of intention. We strive to show the quality of the Willamette Valley and such typicity year over year. These are classical wines of complexity, grace - each layered, with one desire — to reflect the soul, vintage & unique place.
Our Portfolio of Wines
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Our signature Pinot, crafted for balance complexity and age worthiness. A classical old world expression of Pinot Noir
2015 — 91 Wine Enthusiast
2015 — 92 Wine Spectator
2014 — 91 WS/WE
Represent the best of our vineyard from a given vintage, undergoing a rigorous selection of our finest barrels. This wine is an expression of beauty and grace, named after our daughter, Giselle
2016 — 92 Wine Enthusiast (Cellar Selection)
2015 — 92 WS/WE
2014 — 93 James Suckling , 92 WS
This wine captures the essence of land as well as of each vintage. Limited production 180, 6 packs. Only crafted in vintages that we feel are worthy. More depth and power, undergoes a more rigorous selection process than any of our wines.
2014 — 91 Wine Enthusiast, 90 JS
2012 — 94 Pinotfile, 93 Wine Spectator, 92 WE/JS
2010 — 91 Wine Enthusiast
This fruit forward Pinot Noir is a more fruit forward "sister" to our Family Estate, boasting more of a new world approach. This wine has 40-50% New French Oak, silky tannins, and is approachable from a young age.
2018 — 91 Wine Enthusiast
2017 — 91 Wine Enthusiast
2015 — 91 Wine Spectator
We are fortunate to source from the La Cruz Vineyard on the Keller estate in Sonoma, CA. The grapes sourced from the Petaluma Gap produce a fruit forward pinot noir to contend with our Oregon counterparts.
2013 — 90 Wine Enthusiast
2012— 90 Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator
This beastly cab is sourced from Red Mountain's Quintessence Vineyard. It is cab dominant, blended with cab franc to showcase the two working together. Hints of sage and chocolate blend beautifully with the big tannins of this wine.
2014 — 91 Wine Spectator
2012 — 91 Wine Spectator
La Contrada - translating to "the district" exemplifies the incredible terroir of Red Mountain. The marriage of cab and merlot work cohesively to produce a softer, palette with notes of dark cherries, currants and pomegranate combined with herbal notes of anise, black licorice and dusty earth
2014 — 92 Wine Spectator
2012 — 94 Wine Spectator
This dry rosé is 100% pinot noir, distinct, crisp and refreshing. Brimming with esters of watermelon and strawberries, followed by floral and jasmine notes make for a distinct and refreshing rosé.
2016 — 90 James Suckling
This crisp Alsatian style wine is sourced from old vine Pinot Gris in the Columbia Gorge. Apple and subtle tropical flavors intertwine perfectly with the lively acidity of the wine. This white pairs well with seafood, roasted chicken, or even creamy soups.
2019 — 91 Wine Enthusiast
Let the varietal shine in Oregon soils and climate. Modeled after classic Cheblis style Chardonnay – this wine is complex yet, uniquely Oregon. Underlying acidity and meyer lemon notes, balanced with our use of oak and concrete. This wine is a bright, hallmark of 3 acre block that we have on the estate.
2017 — 91 Wine Enthusiast (Editor's Choice)
2015 — 94 Wine Enthusiast (Editor's Choice)
This value-driven pinot noir is comprised of declassified barrels, initially intended for our Cuvee Giselle and Estate Pinot Noir. Red fruits, subtle hints of dried flowers, spiced tea, and wild mushrooms.
2017 — 90 Wine Enthusiast
2015 — 91 Wine Enthusiast (Editor's Choice)
Our Vino Vignettes aren't just something you buy; they're your ticket to turning regular moments into something extraordinary. The beauty of these 50ml bottles is that they let you explore a whole spectrum of our top-tier wines, making each tasting a unique adventure.