Region 'Oregon Pinot Noir' - Year 1990

Rating Drinkability Style
starstarstarstarstar drink soon A reduced harvest of good quality

Weather Conditions

The cold winter conditions of 1989 carried over into early spring, and for the third consecutive year, the set was small and the crop was reduced. Both spring and summer were on the cool side. The fall remained dry, mild, with cool nighttime temperatures. Small crop but of high quality fruit. The only general problem area related to over-cropping which diluted flavors.

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Best Producers

Panther Creek (Canary Hill & Carter Vineyard), Elk Cove (Reserve & La Boheme Vineyard), Domaine Drouhin, Knudsen Erath Reserve, Kramer, Ponzi Reserve, Domaine Serene (Evenstad Vineyard), Arterberry Reserve, St. Innocent, Lange, Sokol Blosser Reserve, Adams Reserve, Evesham Wood