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    Omero Estate 2011 Pinot Noir, Ribbon Ridge, $38

    Omero Estate 2011 Pinot Noir, Ribbon Ridge, $38 By Great Northwest Wine on September 22, 2014 The Pacific Northwest’s small American Viticultural Area produces some of the region’s top Pinot Noir, and Sarah Cabot built this with a suave approach. Expressive oak and ripe fruit creates aromas of cherry, red currant and caramel with cocoa powder, cinnamon dust and vanilla ...

    10 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

    Pinot Noir, Ken Wright Cellars, Savoya Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton District AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2008, 13.5% abv, C$85.00

    Forgive me, as I must begin this with a small rant. My first thought regarding this bottle was ‘Oh, this is going to be good.’ And I’m pleased to say I wasn’t disappointed. But my second thought followed quickly on the heels of the anticipation; ‘What on earth is with this cork?’ Is it some weird agglomerate or what? It wasn’t a one-plus-one (a core of agglomerate with a cork disc on either end).

    10 readers - By winellama

      Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50

      Great Northwest Wine - - 8 readers - Home > Latest wine reviews > Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50 Chehalem Wines 2011 Corral Creek Vineyards Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $50 By Great Northwest Wine on September 22, 2014 Founding winemaker Harry Peterson-Nedry and his winemaking daughter Wynne urge folks to show patience with this bottling from estate fruit, but it’s already dri.

      Yamhill Valley Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $25

      Great Northwest Wine - - 8 readers - Yamhill Valley Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $25 By Great Northwest Wine on September 25, 2014 Estate plantings in the Coastal Range foothills, cooled by afternoon breezes through Van Duzer corridor, made for this Chardonnay made beautiful in the hands of McMinnville winemaker Ariel Eberle. This yield of 2.7 tons per acre taken Oct.

      Daily Wine News: Important Guide

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Sep 23 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-23-2014 “Regular consumption is the single most important characteristic of the confident wine lover.” Eric Asimov offers a guide to drinking wine at home. “In all his years in the wine business, [Alexander Stuempfig of European Cellars has] never had the response he got for this sherry tasting and seminar.

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      Seufert Horseleap Vineyard Pinot Noir

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      2 readers - By Edible Arts

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      3 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Cristom Willamette Valley Mt. Jefferson Cuvee 2011 Wine Review (NW)

      … and will be good drinking for the next few years. Give the wine plenty of air, and enjoy with lamb or anything roasted or grilled. Prices are typically in the $30 range, which is fair for a well-made Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from Oregon. Raise a glass! --A Review from The Wine Cask Blog. Creative Commons: Attribution - ShareAlike 2.5 applies…

      6 readers - By The Wine Cask Blog

      Freshly Independent -- The Wine of Moldova

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      3 readers - By The Naked Vine: Wine Advice for the Rest of Us.™

      Silvan Ridge Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rogue Valley, $28

      …Silvan Ridge Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rogue Valley, $28 By Great Northwest Wine on September 27, 2014 This historic Eugene, Ore., winery has been sourcing its Cab from warm Southern Oregon for years, and it shows classic aromas of chocolate-covered cherries, toast, Christmas spices and black olive. The drink offers rich, thick and round…

      6 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Kramer Vineyards 2012 Estate Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, $24

      …Kramer Vineyards 2012 Estate Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton, $24 By Great Northwest Wine on September 26, 2014 The Kramer family’s vineyards are entering their fourth decade of life, and the fruit has been elevated to new heights in the talented hands of young Kim Kramer. She leaves the focus on the grape, starting with a gentle regimen of French oak…

      5 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Domaine Serene 2011 Côte Sud Vineyard Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $85

      …Domaine Serene 2011 Côte Sud Vineyard Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $85 By Great Northwest Wine on September 26, 2014 Nearly a year ago, Wine Spectator named Domaine Serene’s 2010 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir as No. 3 on the top 100 list of 2013 — which, despite the difficult vintage, made it the top wine produced in the country. Erik Kramer’s work…

      6 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      It’s not just for Pinot anymore !

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      5 readers - By Wine Ramblings

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      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Love on the Rocks: The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater

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      3 readers - By Through The Walla Walla Grape Vine™

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