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Sokol Blosser is one of the pioneering estates of the Oregon state wine industry. In 1971 when Bill Blosser and Susan Sokol Blosser began converting an old prune orchard into a vineyard they became one of five bonded wineries in the region. In the ensuing decades Oregon’s wine industry has grown (today there are over 500 wineries), changed and blossomed with Sokol Blosser at the forefront. Leading by example in their quest to produce exceptional wines while also promoting social and...
Evolution Lucky No. 9 is both complex and approachable, with an intensely aromatic and flavorful blend of white varietals that create a wine with depth of interest and versatility in pairing. Spicy and floral on the nose, this wine is lush and tropical on the palate, with a soft and round sweetness that is tempered by a burst of citrus, leaving the finish clean and crisp. This wine goes with just about anything, but it especially shines when sipped alongside Thai curry, Tandoori chicken, spicy tuna rolls, or a poolside on a hot summer day.
Producing a proprietary blend like Evolution is a combination of art and science. Winemaker Emeritus Russ Rosner says, “In over twenty years of winemaking this is by far the hardest wine I’ve had to make. It’s like mixing nine different colors of paint and trying to end up with a rainbow instead of a muddy brown.” Winemaker Alex Sokol Blosser continues the tradition of Evolution Lucky No. 9 – making it easyto-drink and food-friendly – through careful selection of quality fruit and blending together with the winemaking team.