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.”