Vineyards: Jaxon Vineyards Estate

Winemaker: Rob Folin

Recognition: Southern Oregon World of Wine double gold

Price: $36

Pairs with: Turkey, quail, braised lamb shanks, roast pork, stuffed mush-rooms, lentil stew, ratatouille and eggplant dishes, mild cheddars, macaroni and cheese; a perfect fall wine

Tasting notes: Refined, with roasted plum and juicy raspberry accented by fragrant spice and earth. The mineral-infused finish is long and stylish.