4th Annual Pinot Extravaganza with Salmon Dinner

Eugene, Oregon

Tasted July 17, 2013 by Weston3220 with 258 views

Flight 1 (9 notes)

2010 Ken Wright Pinot Noir Freedom Hill Vineyard USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Did Not Enjoy this wine at all, Powdery Candy Fruit like a fun dip package, neeeded something, maybe time will turn this around I came back to this 3 times during the tasting to see if it would open up with air over the hours, nope
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2010 King Estate Pinot Noir Old School Vineyards USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
90 points
Funky, Savory, Earth, Elegant, on the palate some darkness comig through but so elegant and classy very very good
2010 Alexana Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Rich, Creamy, Strawberry, Simple Quick Finish

started to open up a bit later on but slowly unwinded, wouldnt totally write this off yet I want to come back to another botle [one because it is shea vineyards]
2010 Broadley Vineyards Pinot Noir Jessica USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Tart Cranberry, Funky, Tart, I don't know what to make of this very powdery

Conc: Wasnt a fan, made the bottom of my list for the evening Pinot Oregon Tasting
2007 Winderlea Pinot Noir Estate USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Dundee Hills
Peppery, Spicey, RIch, MeD+ Finish

Conc: intersting wine, I liked it with a touch of air, too much air started to fade with the finish, after knowing the price dont know if IM a fan, I did enjoy it tho
2010 Scott Paul Cellars Pinot Noir Audrey USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Dundee Hills
90 points
I will admit I always do like Scott Paul, it has that elegant sweet intense fruit very cherry/cranberry/strawberry

Conc: Love it, just like the 08, 09 vintages before it
2001 King Estate Pinot Noir Pfeiffer USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
94 points
Showing Beautifully, just the fruit has calmed and is in perfect harmony, thumbs up to this wine I just want to sip this slowly and not even write notes that is how I feel about it
2008 Shea Wine Cellars Pinot Noir Homer Shea Vineyard USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley
This was a interesting wine, was put in a decanter, now I know why they did that, was so massive, it really did scream out for a steak, dark, savory, sturctured.

Conc: was a good wine, but wasnt my style
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2010 Brick House Pinot Noir Les Dijonnais Ribbon Ridge USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge
94 points
This was my wine of the night fantastic, elegant classy and structured, I kept coming back to this wine and it was always my favorite even 2hrs laters

Conc: Buy, Drink, Hold
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