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Pinot Noir, Scott Paul, Azana, Chehalem Mountains AVA, Oregon, 2013, 12.9% abv., US$60

We visited the tasting room for this graceful Pinot Noir in tiny Carlton, Oregon in August 2016. The Chehalem Mountains AVA where the grapes for this wine are grown is located entirely within the larger Willamette Valley AVA, just south … Continue reading

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Pinot Noir, Ken Wright Cellars, Savoya Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton District AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2008, 13.5% abv, C$85.00

Forgive me, as I must begin this with a small rant. My first thought regarding this bottle was ‘Oh, this is going to be good.’ And I’m pleased to say I wasn’t disappointed.  But my second thought followed quickly on … Continue reading

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