The Wilson family has been farming the rich land in Clarksburg for four generations, beginning with George Harold Wilson who established the family homestead in the early years of the 20th century. George loved the land and firmly believed that farming offered a way to improve people’s lives around the world. As a family, the Wilsons are committed to each other. As growers, they are committed to producing the highest quality fruit for all varietals because they know that premium fruit is essential to great wines.
Wilson Vineyard The Crusher Pinot Noir 2017
It’s an elegant wine with silky texture and crisp acidity typical of grapes grown in cool-climate regions. Delicious flavors of boysenberry, tart cranberry and pomegranate seed marry with a faint hint of caraway in the background creating layered complexity. Pinot Noir is probably the most versatile wine to pair with food. It is one of the lightest bodied red varietals yet, with ample fruit, spice, and earthiness, it easily breaks the rule that white wines must go with seafood, and red wines must go with red meats. Try pairing this wine with a savory dish like mushroom risotto or something on the lighter side like grilled trout with green beans and farro.