Willamette Valley Pinots and Chardonnays


See Elaine's extremely detailed analysis of Williamette Valley AVAs and subzones, also published today. 

My picture is of Tony Soter, a famous Oregon wine refugee from California, in his Mineral Springs vineyard on Savannah Ridge in Yamhill-Carlton. Below is a collection of 78 tasting notes with the Pinots grouped by the AVA cited on the label or by known vineyard location. I have also reviewed some Chardonnays, but as there are fewer of them, and the focus here really is primarily on Pinot Noir, I have grouped them all together. Within the groups, the wines are ordered alphabetically by producer...