Top Oregon Pinot Noir

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Oregon's winemaking industry turned 50 last year, and its wines are coming of age too, writes Stephen Brook, who has selected eight of his favourites. See his pick of Oregon Pinot Noirs here...
Lemelson Thea's Selection 2008
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Lemelson, Thea’s Selection 2008

Lemelson, Thea’s Selection 2008
Subdued cherry nose. Rich, compact and dense, an oaky, tannic, chocolatey style. Has spice and acidity too, giving good length. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £19.50 The Wine Society
Drink 2014–2025
Alc 13.5%

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