Vintage 2006 in Oregon
20 Dec 2006 by Linda Murphy
The end of the 2006 Oregon harvest coincided with the arrival at my door of a box of Pinot Noir from one of Oregon's newest appellations, and my thorough enjoyment of Susan Sokol Blosser's memoir, At Home in the Vineyard: Cultivating a Winery, an Industry, and a Life . Holiday cheer, all around. First: The 2006 vintage is the type to which Oregon producers aren't accustomed, with high quality and high yields for the state's flagship grape, Pinot Noir. It was mostly warm and dry throughout the growing season, with a few showers to keep things cool in the summer and slow down ripening. Vintners are crowing about deep colours,...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10479 articles (two new most days) and 96482 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson