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10 Vibrant Oregon Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points



10 Vibrant Oregon Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding 2018 and 2017 Pinot Noirs from top wineries in Willamette Valley

By: Tim Fish

November 23, 2020

Willamette Valley is Oregon’s Pinot Noir heartland, producing distinctive styles from the classic Burgundy grape. The best versions offer rich fruit laced with bright acidity and savory accents. This week, we’ve selected 10 newly released reds that display this lively character, each earning an outstanding rating on Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale.

90 points Maison L’Envoyé Two Messengers Pinot Noir 2018

WS review: “Vibrant and elegantly complex, with snappy black raspberry and blueberry flavors laced with fresh tarragon and spice notes, finishing with medium-grained tannins.”