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Adelsheim Vineyard 2010 Pinot Noir , Elizabeth's Reserve, Willamette Valley ($59) Ripe, mature and fresh; profound with lively, balanced and rich flavors of black cherry; complex and long. 92 Adelsheim Vineyard 2010 Pinot Noir , Bryan Creek Vineyard, Chehalem Moutains ($70) Vibrant and fleshy, with ripe, juicy cherry and berry fruit; complex and long. 92 Archery Summit 2010 Pinot Noir , Arcus Estate, Dundee Hills ($85) Ripe berry fruit with added minerals and spice; vivid cherry, elegant and long. 91 Bergström Wines 2011 Pinot Noir , Bergström Vineyard, Dundee Hills ($80) Exquisite, fresh and juicy; quite elegant and long with ripe cherry fruit and racy acidity; stunning, long and complete. 93 Bethel Heights Vineyard 2010 Estate Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills , ($35) Silky, fresh and tangy with pure flavors of cherry and spice; long and complex with excellent balance. 90 Big Table Farm 2011 Pinot Noir , Resonance Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton ($48) A rich wine that is dense, firm, juicy and long, fresh and lively; charming flavors and depth. 90 Biggio Hamina Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir Zenith Vineyard, Eola-Amity , Hills ($50) Juicy fruit with pale color; rich, intense flavors; tangy and long; balanced and elegant. 91 Brittan Vineyards 2010 Pinot Noir Gestalt , Block, McMinnville ($55) Bright and juicy with fresh, tangy, long flavors of cherry; lovely balance and good structure with a long finish. 91 Brooks Wines 2011 Pinot Noir Willamette , Valley ($25) Smooth and juicy with bright cherry and mellow texture; long and complex. 90 Brooks Wines 2011 Pinot Noir Janus, , Willamette Valley ($35) Bright, fresh and lively with clean cherry fruit; complex, stylish and long. 91 Chehalem 2011 Pinot Noir , Ridgecrest Vineyard, Ribbon Ridge ($50) Racy, juicy and long with dense fruit and silky texture; deep and balanced. 90 Colene Clemens Vineyards 2011 Pinot Noir Victoria Estate, Chehalem , Mountains ($58) Bright, fresh, graceful and long; tangy, subtle and complex with compelling cherry fruit. 91 Cornerstone Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley ($50) Rich, , dense and ripe with lovely cherry fruit; juicy and long; balanced. 90 Dobbes Family Estate 2010 Pinot Noir Patricia's Cuvée, Willamette , Valley ($55) Lush, ripe and juicy with vivid cherry and raspberry fruit; long and balanced. 90 Domaine Serene 2010 Pinot Noir Yamhill , Cuvée, Willamette Valley ($45) Elegant and bright with fresh and dense cherry fruit; juicy, long and vibrant. 91 Domaine Serene 2010 Pinot Noir Evenstad , Reserve, Willamette Valley ($65) Great depth with ripe, smooth, clean, juicy cherry and berry fruit; long and elegant. 92 Dusky Goose 2009 Pinot Noir Lillie's Vineyard, Dundee , Hills ($90) Spicy and ripe with fresh cherry fruit; tangy acidity, good depth and a long, balanced finish. 91 Et Fille Wines 2010 Pinot Noir Kalita , Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton ($42) Dense, complex, ripe and fresh with charming fresh flavors; clean and juicy. 90 Hyland Estates 2011 Pinot Noir , Coury, McMinnville ($60) Smooth, elegant, fresh, juicy and long with racy cherry fruit and a clean, vibrant finish. 90 Le Cadeau Vineyard 2010 Équinoxe Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains ($48) , A real gift with lush, ripe and juicy berry fruit and bright acidity; fresh, charming and showing good length. 90 Longplay Wines 2011 Pinot Noir , Hi-Tone, Chehalem Mountains ($45) Bright, juicy and dense with vibrant cherry fruit; fresh, balanced and lively with good depth. 90 Montinore Estate 2012 Pinot Noir , Reserve, Willamette Valley ($30) Bright, fresh, juicy and vivid; crisp, lively and long with balanced fruit and good depth. 90 Omero Cellars 2011 Pinot Noir Omero , Vineyard, Ribbon Ridge ($58) Complex and bright with delicious cherry/ berry fruit; lively and fresh; tangy and long with great balance. 91 Panther Creek Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir Shea , Vineyard, Yamhill-Carlton ($45) Silky, fresh and long; with dense cherry fruit and bright acidity; long and balanced. 91 Patton Valley Vineyards 2011 Pinot Noir West Block, Willamette Valley , ($50) Crisp and fresh with long, pure flavors of cherry and wild berries; long and balanced. 91 Ponzi Vineyards 2010 40th Anniversary Reserve Pinot Noir , Willamette Valley ($60) An old-timer that can still deliver the goods, lush and juicy; long, elegant and lively with excellent balance. 92 Rex Hill Vineyards 2011 Pinot Noir , Jacob-Hart Vineyard, Chehalem Mountains ($65) Another winery of longstanding success; this wine is dense, ripe and juicy; long, fresh and complex. 90 Shea Wine Cellars 2011 Homer Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton ($86) One of the , best growers own label; the wine is juicy, fresh and balanced with a long, lively and well-composed finish. 90 Stoller Vineyards 2010 Pinot Noir , Reserve, Dundee Hills ($40) Another top grower whose own wine is smooth, silky and crisp; bright cherry fruit that is long, fresh and juicy. 90 november 2013  /  the tasting panel  /  145 TP1113_109-156.indd 145 10/24/13 9:18 AM

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