Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Crowley

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2018

I challenge you to find a better, more complete Pinot for $25 or less. It takes a moment or two, but this wine comes together nicely. High-toned, red fruit driven (sour cherry, red currant, red plum, cranberry, pomegranate, raspberry) with a touch of oak (vanilla, cinnamon, cloves) as well as some darker berries (huckleberry/marionberry), star anise, orange zest, rose petal, mushroom and red earth (maybe it’s the power of suggestion, but I can taste the volcanic Jory soils in here🤷🏻‍♀️). It’s unusual to find fruit this tart and fresh with the recent warmer vintages in the W valley, so this was a pleasant surprise. Subtle and satisfying. — 3 days ago

Paul, Ira and 4 others liked this
Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

You’re challenging a lot people🤷🏼‍♂️,

Martin Woods

Jessie James Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

Lyle Fass
9.3

Startling nose of spices and mulberry. Gorgeous cherry flower and such intensity. Wow. Cherry compote almost but herbal as well. Superb complexity. Much more open aromatically than before. Palate needs an hour. It’s juicy but also initially lean. Terrific inner mouth aromas and such purity. Such acid and freshness! Wow. Can tell this is a cool climate Pinot. Gorgeous vivid cherry fruit but this is at 10% capacity right now. I’ll be back. — 15 days ago

Severn, Dick and 6 others liked this

Hope Well

Eola - Amity Hills Pinot Noir 2015

Lynn Penner-Ash
8.9

Unexpectedly big wine from Mimi. Let it sit overnight but it really needs more time to reach its full potential — 7 days ago

Laura, Daniel P. and 1 other liked this

Maison L'Envoyé

Two Messengers Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

These are night 2 notes. (I thought I entered notes on Night 1, but they weren’t there, so Night 2 it is. And that’s a bonus for this wine because it’s better on Night 2.)

Nose is gorgeous, with sweet, sultry cherry ooze, Graham cracker, some moist humus, and a dark florality. Very soft and enveloping in the mouth, great fruit on entry, good mid-palate density and ripeness, and a long finish that tails into savory territory. Really fine value.
— 3 days ago

Neil, Diane and 10 others liked this

Ken Wright Cellars

Freedom Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Medium ruby color. Aromas of black cherry, dried fruits and plum. This one opened up over the hour. Great Pinot. — 14 days ago

Tom, John and 18 others liked this
Trixie

Trixie

Gorgeous! Cheers!🍷

Domaine Serene

Yamhill Cuvée Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2017

Bro got us this bottle as an engagement gift!!

Too busy spending time with family for tasting notes. Peace and love! ✌🏽
— 15 days ago

Ron, Severn and 9 others liked this
S.S. Mandani

S.S. Mandani

@romo Not in the city! Doing a little family reunion in Asheville, NC. Restaurant was in their Kimpton Hotel, Bargello. Honestly rivaled most city spots
Severn Goodwin

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@S.S. Mandani We were engaged for 9y before we finally got married, no common-law in MA, so when we finally were official it was mostly about taxes (got screwed). Also, love Ashville, great place.
S.S. Mandani

S.S. Mandani

@Severn Goodwin good to know! Yes, beautiful blue ridge mountains

Domaine Serene

Evenstad Reserve Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2017

translucent ruby/purple; aromatic, black raspberry, cherry cola, orange peel, tea leaves, oak, dried flowers; ripe, concentrated, dark berries, spice, good length; medium body, lively acidity, gentle tannic grip, 14.4% ABV; made from 100% Pinot Noir blended from their best sites, aged 16 months in French oak — 3 days ago

Jamie, Veronika and 10 others liked this

Ken Wright Cellars

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2019

A bit tight and super fruity day one. 48 hours later, a much lighter, more elegant Pinot. Still needs some time in the bottle, but very nice for the price. — 4 days ago

Shay, Paul and 8 others liked this
Laura Purdy

Laura Purdy

Edit to add that I purchased for $24 - not the $47 that Delectable suggests.

Bergström Wines

Cumberland Reserve Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2017

Oregon Pinot at a high level. Fruity, but subdued. Long finish. — 10 days ago

Dawn, Melanie and 6 others liked this

Beaux Frères

Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2018

It’s Beaux Frères, so of course it’s good Pinot Noir. But perhaps this bottle could use some age. The nose is perfect for Pinot Noir, full of cherry. And the palette starts out great, with lots of fruit. But the finish has a small amount of harshness and acidity that will likely disappear with age. — 7 days ago

Ericsson liked this