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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. 

2012 Sineann Cabernet Sauvignon Baby Poux Vineyard, USA, Washington, Columbia Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93

From the younger vines in the Champoux vinyard, hence the name (although the vines are around 30 by this time).  A delicious Washington state Cab from an Oregon producer.  Purple in color

2002 Cayuse Syrah En Cerise Vineyard, USA, Washington, Walla Walla - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

The cork broke on opening so this was decanted thru a filter.  It was interesting to drink side by side with the Cailloux Vineyard which was pop and pour.  This opened up first as expecte

2002 Cayuse Syrah Cailloux Vineyard, USA, Washington, Walla Walla - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94

Its not often I get to enjoy a wine this old from Washington so this was a treat.  Purple in color, ruby at the rim.  The nose has black rapsberries, spice, slight violet, minerals and sl

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

2015 Airfield Estates Chardonnay, USA, Washington, Yakima Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
87

Light silvery gold in color.  The nose is light with slight lemony notes.  Good acidity on the palate.  Solid lemon/citrus notes.  Good finish.  A nice lighter styled Chard

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

2013 treasure Hunter Mic Drop, USA, Washington, Walla Walla - Wine Review

Grade: 
B
Score: 
86

Purple in color.  The nose has some black raspberries and spice.  On the palate, this is solid.  Not a ton of depth.  Some tart boysenberry flavors.  Mild tannins.  Fi

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