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Best of the Best

Collector's Cases

Big Reds Case

Cayuse, Andrew Will,
Owen Roe, Syzygy,
Fielding Hills, Efeste,
Reynvaan


Oregon Pinot Case

Bergstrom, Argyle,
Shea, Roco, St. Innocent,
Soter, Evening Land,
Eyrie, Dusky Goose, Evesham

 

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Every year, we tuck a bit of the rarest Northwest wines away in the cellar for the holidays. Then Marcus and Jean create a limited number of cases of incredible, cream of the crop collectibles. Here are the finest of Oregon's Pinot noirs and Washington's Big Reds in two gift cases for serious wine collectors.

Avalon Wine

Oregon's Finest Pinot noir
Collectors Case
$695.95

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Bergstrom Winery
LIBRARY RELEASE
Bergstrom Vineyard Pinot noir 06 $80

95 Points Wine Advocate

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The 2006 Pinot Noir Bergstrom Vineyard is medium/dark ruby-colored with a superb perfume of pain grille, roses, raspberry, and cherry. Velvety-textured, savory, and ripe, the wine conceals enough structure to evolve for 2-3 years. Layered and long, it will be at its best from 2012 to 2020.

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The Bergstrom Winery, under the direction of Josh Bergstrom, has quickly risen to the upper echelon of United States producers of Pinot Noir. - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Argyle
Extended Tirage Sparkling Wine 1999 $60

95 Points Wine Spectator
#18 on Wine Spec Top 100 Wines of 2009

"Elegant, with very fine bubbles and complex spice, coffee, pear and toast aromas and flavors that are poised against lacy acidity and refined structure, letting the flavors sail on and on with finesse. Drink now. 1,115 cases made." - HS

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Shea
Homer Pinot noir 07 $80

94 Points Wine Advocate

Shea Vineyard Homer Pinot noir 07 - Parker 94 points! - Parker's hghest rated 2007 Oregon Pinot noir.

The 2007 Pinot Noir Homer is a selection of the top 13 barrels in the cellar (out of 205). Dark ruby-colored, it sports a slightly brooding bouquet of sandalwood, incense, damp earth, black cherry, and plum. It is the richest, densest wine in the collection as well as the best balanced. This silky-textured, deep, lengthy effort will evolve for 4-6 years and drink well through 2022. It is a candidate for wine of the vintage.

Dick Shea has 22 clients for the fruit he grows at his large Yamhill-Carlton estate, most of whom vineyard designate the resulting wine. More often than not, it is the best wine in their respective portfolios. - Jay Miller, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Roco
Private Stash Pinot noir 07 $75

94 Points Wine Advocate

We just tasted the 07 Private Stash yesterday with owners/winemakers Rolin Soles (Argyle) and Corby Stonebraker. According to Rolin "in this type of vintage (2007) anyone can get red fruit and minerality. The trick is the creamy midpalate - it makes the wine round and gives an impression of fullness in the mouth." And the wine shows that he accomplished his goal.

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The 07 Private Stash's scent of dried roses and red cherry is echoed by red raspberry, red cherry, and sweet cherry candy fruit flavors. It is an elegant wine that gains weight and richness as a fresh, creamy quality opens upon tasting. Crisp, balanced minerality, and seamless tannins will allow the wine to cellar well for 3-4 years. - Jean

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The 2007 Pinot Noir Private Stash is a richer, denser effort with a focus on the dark fruit side of the spectrum. Aromas of spice box, black cherry, and black raspberry lead to a medium-bodied, intensely flavored yet elegant Pinot with layered savory fruit, enough ripe tannin to support 2-3 years of further development, and a lengthy finish. Drink it from 2011 to 2019.

Roco is the personal project of veteran vigneron Rollin Soles, the artistic director of Argyle. - Jay Miller, Wine Advocate

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St. Innocent
Winemaker's Cuvee Pinot noir 07 $42

93 Points Wine Advocate

By a very thin hair, my personal favorite in this impressive lineup is the 2007 Winemaker’s Cuvee, a selection of the finest barrels in the cellar. Deep crimson-colored, it has a fragrant, alluring nose of smoke, spice box, incense, floral notes, and red fruits. Dense, sweet, layered, and complex, this rich effort will evolve for several years and drink well through 2022 making it one of the potentially longest-lived Pinot Noirs of the vintage.

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Mark Vlossak, ensconced in his new winery, seems to be taking St. Innocent to new heights even in the challenging 2007 vintage. - Jay Miller, Wine Advocate

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Soter
Mineral Springs Pinot noir 06 $59

93 Points Wine Advocate, 93 Burghound

The 2006 Pinot Noir Mineral Springs has an especially expressive bouquet with floral notes, pain grille, damp earth, black raspberry, and blueberry. On the palate, the wine is layered, bordering on opulent. The savory, ripe, spicy dark fruit flavors persist into a lengthy, velvety textured finish. Give it 2-3 years and drink it from 2011 to 2020.

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This is incredible Pinot. Hands down one of the top 20 Oregon Pinots of the 2006 vintage. Beguiling aromas of red fruit, deep spice, and mineral aromas draw you into the silky and voluptuous body. Layered black raspberry, wild strawberry, and blueberry are accented by a citrus note, providing freshness to the ideally ripe fruit. Grace and power merge in the Mineral Springs 06, creating a stunning Oregon Pinot noir.

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Evening Lands
Seven Springs Pinot noir 07 $48

92 Points Wine Spec
#97 on Wine Spec Top 100 Wines of 2009

Wine Spectator 92 points: Bright and juicy, with lively acidity and a streak of distinctive minerality running through the raspberry and floral flavors, lingering on the refined finish. Best from 2010 through 2014. ... I like the iron-basalt overtones to the dark cherry and tobacco flavors in the complex and refined Pinot Noir Estate 2007, which blends fruit from all parts of the vineyard. 1,519 cases made. - HS

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Evening Land Vineyards Pinot noir is made with fruit from several blocks of the Seven Springs Vineyard. Dark blackberry flavors and a strong streak of minerality form the character of this wine.

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Owen Roe
Lenne Vineyard Pinot noir 08 $50

Very limited winery release.

Seductively ripe dark berries mesh with morel mushroom and lively spiciness. Owen Roe's first Lenne Vineyard designate Pinot noir - only 100 cases made. - Marcus

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Eyrie Vineyards
Reserve Pinot noir 06 $60

93 Points Tanzer, Oregon's Original Vines

We opened the 2006 Eyrie Reserve last week and attempted to capture its essence with mere words. We need a new dictionary. Complexity and completeness is where I started, with "sexy" underlined in the margin next to my notes. Mouth coating, richly textured, balanced fruit and earth. Powerful but elegant, this Pinot is transfixing. Made from Oregon's Original Pinot noir vines by Jason Lett, who also makes the Black Cap wines. - Marcus

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The Nose: big, earthy, sexy and musky, but balanced by a very beautiful femininity - perfume, floral notes of cherry blossom and white flowers, vanilla and talc; and then some hints of black licorice, pie cherry, and cassis.

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The Palate: rich, creamy, and mouth-coating, backed up by great acid and silky tannins. Lots of bright cherry/cherry cream, some yummy meatiness and spice, watermelon and strawberry jolly rancher candy, and a spicy sweet finish that keeps on going...and going...and going. Elegant, special, again Eyrie has produced one of the best Pinot's I've had the chance to taste. - Adrienne

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Dusky Goose
Dundee Hills Pinot noir 07 $59

Rare, limited Pinot - a highlight of any vintage

Balanced and beautiful. A rich and graceful perfume of raspberry, rose, cherry, spice box and raspberry tea introduces the superbly layered Dusky Goose 07.

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Replete with sweet, succulent fruit, the palate fans out with dark dried cherry, raspberries and fresh cream, with hints of darker berries. Full and round, silky and ripe, the Dusky finishes with its classic truffle note, caramel, mixed berries and a touch of dried thyme.

The Dusky 07 has a long life ahead of it - our first bottle was open for five days and continued changing, staying fresh through the last sip. This is a highlight of the vintage. - Marcus

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Dusky Goose
Pinot noir 2003 - library release $75

Cellared perfectly since release, drinking beautifully

Dusky Goose 03 is in a zone, meaning it is the perfect Pinot for drinking with a meal for the holidays. Cellared perfectly since release.

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Evesham Wood
Cuvee J Pinot noir 07 $45

Super-limited, 150 case production of Oregon's finest

Silky and creamy, vibrant and fresh. It opens with scents of rose and raspberry, with a little cherry burst and a darker berry element beneath. There's a touch of forest before the finish, which holds a blackberry cobbler note mingling with ultra-subtle dried herbs. The 07 Le Puit Sec is deliciously drinkable right now - expect it to age nicely too. Highly recommended. - Marcus

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Evesham Wood's Le Puit Sec (The Dry Well) vineyard is organically certified and dry farmed. It produces exceptional wine year in, year out.

 

Avalon Wine

Northwest's Finest Big Reds
Collectors Case
$625.00 by the case

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Cayuse
Cailloux, En Cerise,
or En Chamberlin Syrah 07 $80

Washington's Highest Rated Syrah producer

Christophe Baron's estate, just on the Oregon side of the Walla Walla AVA, consists of five small but distinct vineyards (41 acres in total – with more on the way). Syrah and the Bordeaux varietals are the principal focus but the finest parcels of Tempranillo, Viognier, and Grenache grown in the USA are on this estate.

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The vineyards are farmed biodynamically and much of the estate is planted on rootstock to prepare for the day when phylloxera works its way through Walla Walla. The wines are all fermented with indigenous yeasts and bottled unfined and unfiltered.

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Andrew Will
Sorella 06 $75

95 Points Wine Spectator

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Andrew Will Sorella 06 received 95 points from Wine Spectator - same as last vintage!

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Huge scents of black fruits, espresso, and wiffs of vanilla-tinged woodsmoke give way to layers of black cherries, black currants, and super-dark blueberries. The 06 Sorella is at once supple and structured, and really begins to shine with a couple hours of decanting. The finish is exceptionally long, with sweet licorice, minerals, and baking spices adding to the stunning fruit. - Avalon

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Wine Spectator said: "Tight, focused and distinctive, this sharp-edged wine shows ripe currant, spice, tobacco and coffee flavors that sneak up on you. They start slow but swirl through the mildly grippy tannins into a long, expressive finish, making for a beautifully compact and complex wine. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Best from 2011 through 2018. From Washington." - H.S.

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3 Vintage Owen Roe Dubrul Vineyard Vertical with


Owen Roe
Dubrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 05 $75

LIBRARY RELEASE
95 Points Wine Spectator

"Rich, ripe, supple and distinctive for the green olive and savory, tarry notes swirling around the generous core of black cherry, black currant, and licorice flavors. A big wine that caresses. Drink now through 2017. - H.S."

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A colossal Cab! Creamy aromas of black cherry, cassis, graphite, and signature Owen Roe barrel toast. Beautifully plush and juicy black cherry, black currant, and black plum flavors are at once hefty and svelte, providing a silk suit coat to the integrated tannins. Loads of sweet fruit--with a blueberry note coming out-- mingles with a sappy, dark caramel spice note on the powerful finish. - Avalon

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Owen Roe Dubrul
Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 06 $72

Owen Roe Dubrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 06 opens with aromas of caramel-inflected rich, dark cherries, ground cinnamon, and barrel toast that usher in a concentrated palate of plush, dark currants, black cherries, and blackberries.

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Savory notes of vanilla bean, barrel spice, dried sage leaf and mint come together with sappy fruit, fine tannin, and Dubrul Vineyard earthiness on the finish, exuding power. Best to cellar this for another couple years, then drink over the next decade. - Marcus

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Owen Roe
Dubrul Cabernet Sauvignon 07 $72

Owen Roe Cabernet Sauvignon Dubrul Vineyard 07 - Owen Roe Dubrul Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 07 is Owen Roe's flagship wine. It exhibits an expressive, rich nose of clove, licorice, cedar incense, vanilla, and sweet black fruit. Mouth-coating, velvety, and plush, huge, sweet blackberry, black cherry, and plum flavors are elevated by layers of sweet tobacco, dried fruit, pencil lead, and cassis liqueur. Ripe, integrated tannins are structured for 5+ years of cellaring. - Jean

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Syzygy
Syrah Walla Walla 06 $33

93 Points Wine Spectator

"Supple, seductive and explosive with its beautiful plum, huckleberry, cream and white pepper flavors that glide easily over a bed of polished tannins, lingering on the expressive finish. Drink now through 2013. 370 cases made." - HS

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Beautiful ripe fruit and spice, balanced acidity and some nice tannins to back it all up. Have some patience and lay her down for a while or be sure to uncork it way ahead of drinking - if you just can't wait! .

370 cases produced, 100% Syrah, from the Walla Walla vineyards Seven Hills, Morrison Lane, and Les Collines.

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Fielding Hills
Cabernet Sauvignon 06 $40

93 Points Wine Spectator

The Fielding Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 06 received 93 points in the 11-13-08 Wine Spectator Insider and "HOT WINES": " Smooth and silky, offering a plush mouthful of lavender-accented black currant, cherry and espresso flavors that weave together through the long, vibrant finish. Has great stature and a welcoming feel. Drink now through 2016. From Washington."

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The nose is playful, with red berries, black cherry candy and caramel. Then POW! Fielding Hills Cabs capture the essence of Cabernet, with a dense cassis core accented by sweet black cherry. Great structure and balance. The caressing finish echoes with dried herb, licorice, earth, and generous black fruit.

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Paul Gregutt's Top 100 Washington wines for 2006 included the Fielding Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 04 at the NUMBER THREE SPOT. The only wines ranked higher were from Quilceda Creek and Cayuse.

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Fielding Hills
Cabernet Sauvignon 07 $40

#6 Washington Wine in Wine Enthusiast

The most sophisticated of the Fielding Hills wines and the most lauded. The 2007 vintage is the best ever from the Riverbend Vineyard.

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Scents of chocolate cherries, graham, sweet tobacco, Chambord, and dark roasted espresso bean explode from the glass. The scent continues in the flavor, with the addition of sweet blackberry, licorice, and a firm, vibrant core of tannins for aging. The vibrance of the vintage brings a bright uplift that calls for another sip - quickly! - tasted 9-22-09 - Jean

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Soos Creek
Champoux Cabernet Sauvignon 06 $36

93 Points Wine Advocate

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate says: "The 2006 Champoux Vineyard was aged for 18 months in 50% new French oak. Pain grille, spice box, black currants, black cherry, and blackberry aromas are followed by a smooth textured wine with layers of fruit, savory, spicy flavor, and impeccable balance. It will evolve for 4-6 years and drink well through 2026."

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The Champoux Vineyard is the primary source used by Quilceda Creek Vintners to produce their Cabs in 2002, 2003 and 2005. Total production of this winery is about 800 cases in a good year.

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Efeste Wine Cellars
Ceidleigh Syrah 06 $30

93 Points Wine Spec, #33 in Wine Spec Top 100 Wine of 2009

Wine Spectator 93 Points: "Smooth, round and generous, this positively glows with gorgeous plum, blackberry and floral spice aromas and flavors, echoing on the long, expressive finish. This just doesn't quit. Drink now through 2014.

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Owen Roe
Ex Umbris Syrah 07 $24

92 Points Wine Spec

Wine Spectator says: "Velvety, offering a plush mouthful of spicy cherry and red berry flavors, playing against plush tannins and hints of milk chocolate on the long, vivid finish. Syrah. Drink now through 2014." - H.S.

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The 2007 Ex Umbris Syrah is the best Ex Umbris yet. Gobs of Marionberries and black raspberries are interspersed with licorice, milk chocolate, and coffee. A superbly rich, supple texture helps carry lingering sweet fruit, violets, and white pepper through the finish.

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Reynvaan
Syrah The Contender 07 $57

Cayuse's Christophe Baron's consulting project

Lush and expansive. Aromas and flavors of blueberry and garrigue, minerals, dried meat, white pepper, fresh tobacco, and high plains grassland form the core of this dense and concentrated Syrah. Co-fermented with Marsanne prior to barrel. - Jean

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"This wine showcases the more masculine traits that Syrah has to offer; smoke, petroleum and meaty characteristics. As the wine evolves, black fruits, violets, and intense minerality slide over the palette and make for a long and concentrated finish. This wine was co-fermented with Marsanne and will age in French oak barrels for eighteen months prior to bottling." - the winery

All Highest Rated Washington Big Reds

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All Under $30 Washington Big Reds

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12-2 Washington's Best Vineyard
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For your friends and family

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10-23 Reynvaan Family Vineyards
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10-18 Oregon's Amazing
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Steady as the Seasons

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Andrew Rich
Mesalliance Bordeaux Style Blend 07
$21.45/$19.30 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Andrew Rich Wines

Read more about Andrew Rich

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Made in the style of a classic Right Bank Bordeaux everyday red - sweet cherry and berry fruit combine with a most pleasant creme brulee/toasted sugar in the finish. Ready to drink, it's classic Andrew, and classic Right Bank everyday red - chery and berry fruit plus a hint of most pleasant creme brulee/toasted sugar in the finish.

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Andrew ages this wine in American oak, and the characteristic chocolate and smoky vanilla notes show in aroma and flavor. Pair with ribs or burgers.

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Mesalliance is a Merlot dominated blend with Cabernet Franc, and Syrah. Andrew named it Mesalliance because he felt, back in 1997 when he first created this wine, that Merlot was sort of a second tier grape. He's changed his opinion of Merlot but kept the cool name.

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Guardian Cellars
Chalk Line Red 07
$25.95/$23.36 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Guardian Cellars Wines

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Owner and winemaker Jerry Riener calls Chalk Line his "kitchen sink wine". Chalk Line contains a little of just about every lot he brought in. The nose on the 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Syrah, 16% Cabernet Franc and 19% Merlot blend has big black and red fruits with a little smoke and spice. Flavors of red and black cherries with black raspberries lead to a long silky finish.

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This wine was made to be very approachable at a young age. You can age this wine, but it's not necessary.

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Jerry's other job is in law enforcement. You can guess where the "chalk line" reference comes from.

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Syncline
Subduction Red 08
$18.95/$17.05 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Syncline Wines

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An awesome value Washington Big Red. Ripe raspberries, spice and smoke mix with lush berries and cherries on the supple body. Easily enjoyable now, with structure to last 4-6 years in the cellar.

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25% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre, 26% Grenache, 24% Cinsault, 9% Counoise, 4% Carignan. Made in the style of a Southern Rhone Valley blend.

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Domaine Pouillon
"Pierre" Horse Heaven Hills 07
$23.95/$21.55 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Domaine Pouillon Wines

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50% Syrah, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon. "Pierre" is modeled on a French vin de Pays from Les Baux de Provence. It has aromas of cassis, raspberries, earth and tobacco that entice you to taste this fruit-forward wine.

New Oregon Pinots under $25

Our Favorites from the Latest Releases

 

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McKinlay
Pinot noir Willamette Valley 08
$17.95/$16.16 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all McKinlay Wines

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Dang good juice. McKinlay nailed the 08 vintage, making a drinkable and lightly structured Pinot full of black cherry and dark berry flavors. There's a sweet herb note that plays nicely with the bright fruit. Splash decant and enjoy. - Marcus

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Carlton Cellars
Seven Devils Pinot noir 08
$19.95/$17.95 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Carlton Cellars Wines

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The newest and best value Carlton Cellars Pinot. Loads of easy-drinking fruit, from strawberry to black cherry, is complemented by sweet oak and cola spice. The lush fruit hangs on through the silky finish. - Marcus

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Hamacher
"H" Pinot noir Willamette Valley 08
$19.95/$17.95 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Hamacher Wines

Read more about Hamacher Wines

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Flavors are of rich, juicy cherry, with notes of cedar and spice box. Bright fruit and a mouth filling finish. A nice wine for a special dinner or at this price, every dinner!

 

Eric Hamacher re-priced his "value" Pinot noir for the 2008 vintage (from $26.95), and the quality far exceeds the price.

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Broadley Vineyard
Pinot noir Estate 08
$29.95/$26.95 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Broadley Wines

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At a recent tasting of many of Oregon's best Pinot noirs, this wine was a standout, at any price.

 

The aromas are focused with creamy notes of raspberry and cherry fruit. The same fruit is apparent in the mouth, with a bright, fresh edge to the cherry and black raspberry flavors. There is also a nice sweetness to the fruit, and hints of dried herbs, a touch of minerality, and notes of cedar that add depth and complexity.

 

A bit above the price point for this email but so good it must be mentioned is the Broadley Estate Reserve Pinot noir $37.95/$34.16. Of Broadley's 31 vintages, Craig and Morgan made some of Broadley's finest Pinot noirs in 2008.

More Recommended Under $25 2008 Pinots

 

Westrey Wines
Pinot noir Willamette Valley 08
$21.95/$19.75 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Westrey Wines

 

Roots Winery
"Klee" Pinot noir 08
$18.94 or $17.05 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Roots Wines

 

Ayres Vineyard
Pinot noir Willamette Valley 08
$20.95/$18.86 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Ayres Wines

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Patricia Green Cellars
Dollar Bills Only Pinot noir 08
$16.74 or $15.07 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

See all Patricia Green Wines

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Brick House
Pinot noir "Select" 08
$25.95/$23.36 by the case

(mixed cases OK)

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11-12 O'Shea Scarborough
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10-20 Beaux Freres Second generation
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10-18 Oregon's Amazing
2008 Vintage Pinot noirs

10-12 Vintage Standouts
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Evesham Wood, Arterberry Maresh

10-5 Betz Family Winery
Master of Syrah
La Serenne, Besoleil, Cote Rousse 07's

9-29 Brittan Vineyards
Finding the Gestalt of Oregon Pinot noir

9-23 Fielding Hills
Steady as the Seasons

We're available by phone at 541-752-7418
from 8 AM Pacific time until 6 PM Pacific time,
Monday through Friday, and we answer email
on Saturdays and Sundays

Marcus, Jean, Adrienne, and Wendy
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541-752-7418
www.northwest-wine.com
store@northwest-wine.com

Marcus Looze
VP Marketing & Sales
marcus@northwest-wine.com
541-752-7418 store
541-231-0983

Wendy Brown
Bookkeeper
& Gourmet Sales
wendy@northwest-wine.com
541-752-7418

Jean Yates
President
jean@northwest-wine.com
541-424-8004 (direct line)

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