The 2008 vintage at Vista Hills has scored beautifully in the wine press. Jay Miller of the Wine Advocate scored the entire Pinot Noir lineup—7 wines ranging from 88 to 92 points, a stunning accomplishment. The Piedmont Pinot Noir, made from estate fruit under the supervision of winemaker Jim Sanders of La Cadeau, was the 88-point wine, and yes, the lowest scored wine of the lot. My first impulse was to head straight to it. Here is what I thought.
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Posted in Corks, tagged Brick House, Elton Vineyard, My Pretty Little Head, My Pretty Little Head blog, NV, OR, Oregon, Pinot Noir, Purdy's, Ribbon Ridge, Saratoga Springs, Willamette Valley Vineyards, WVV on January 8, 2010| 4 Comments »
Rob, you write the best wine reviews out of any I have ever read. They are a delight. Bravo.
Before you ask, I want to state officially that this comment did not come from my mother or mother in-law! Carey and I have some really great readers. This particular comment came from Christine, a self-described “restless entrepreneur” who works at an Oregon winery and happens to share in Carey’s love of fashion. Her blog, My Pretty Little Head, closed out the year with a best of ’09 wine list—including the Elton Vineyard Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley Vineyards in the three spot.