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Wine To Go Buy This Week - 2014 Penner-Ash Oregon Viognier – 96 Points

Viognier is often produced as a floral one-trick pony, a wine that smells great, but offers little in terms of structure or food-pairing possibilities. However, in the capable hands of Lynn Penner-Ash, one of Oregon’s leading winemakers, it is elevated to world-class status.

Top Ten Oregon Pinot Noirs - 2016

I tend to taste and drink a lot of wine over the course of a year.  I am in a few tasting groups, sometimes the wines are consumed at various local wine store tastings and a number drunk with friends and family. 

1999 Cristom Pinot Noir Marjorie Vineyard

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Very good showing for this.  As to whether this is at peak or not, it depends how you like your wines.  Ruby in color, clear and bright.  On the nose, this is earthy with cherries,&n

2016 Sineann, Pinot Noir, Oregon, USA - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

An excellent value in Oregon Pinot Noir.  Under $30, for a complex Pinot Noir that is only a step behind the single vineyard designated wines.  Ruby/purple in color.  The nose is nic

2008 de Lancellotti Pinot Noir Estate, USA, Oregon, Willamette - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90

This strikes a nice middle ground in the area of Pinot Noir.  Deep ruby in color.  The nose has black cherries and cherries with some baking spices.  On the palate, this is lush and

012 Maysara Winery Pinot Noir Asha, USA, Oregon - Wine Reviews

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

Lighter ruby in color.  The nose has what I believe is the "terroir" for the Momtzi vineyard.  That is dark cherries, cherries, minerals but also this celery sort of quality.  In som

2013 Maysara Winery Pinot Noir Cyrus Momtazi Vineyard, USA, France, Oregon - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Light ruby in color.  The nose has more dark cherries however.  One of those Pinot's that looks light but drinks dark.  Yet, this is also a very elegant Pinot Noir.  The dark ch

2012 Maysara Winery Pinot Noir Jamsheed Momtazi Vineyard, USA, Oregon - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

Light ruby in color.  The nose has cherries but a distracting celery quality to it.  On the palate, there are light but present tannins.  Cherry fruit but not ripe nor green.  T

2015 Maysara Winery Pinot Noir 3°, USA, Oregon - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

Light ruby in color.  The nose is nice with cherries and a bit of spice.  On the palate, this has sweet cherry fruit.  Pretty middle ground in terms of style.  Nice texture.&nbs

2016 Maysara Winery Pinot Blanc Autees Momtazi Vineyard, Oregon, McMinnville

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
88

Light golden in color.  On the nose, this has nice red apples and slight peach.  Medium bodied.  Slightly sweet.  It has a nice minerality with a touch of apples on the palate.&

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