It’s instructive to compare my final two vertical tastings from a recent visit to Oregon. In the first, David Adelsheim agreed to open his Elizabeth’s Reserve with his winemaker, Dave Paige. At the other, Ken Wright opened six vintages of his Carter Vineyard bottling. The two wines, one a blend of mostly estate vineyards the other a single vineyard, demonstrate how distinctively Oregon Pinots can age. Here are my notes.
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