Aug 3, 2013

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57 Oregon Rieslings

After an incredible Sparkling Brunch finale to a weekend filled with stellar Pinot Noirs at the world-famous International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC), I headed over to the Back Room at¬†Nick’s Italian Cafe in downtown McMinnville; 57 Oregon Rieslings were waiting to grace my palate with a world of complex flavors and textures.

It will be interesting to see which of the 57 Oregon Rieslings will end up at the White House – the wine buyer for 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, also attended this tasting, and he was vigorously taking notes.

But my notes are unnecessary, these Rieslings are overwhelmingly stunning with gorgeous characteristics through and through.  Listed from super dry to super sweet, these are the best of the best coming out of Oregon:

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Brooks Ara 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brooks 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anam Cara 2012 Nicholas Estate Dry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Rose 2012 Dry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Love & Squalor 2011 Fancy Pants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elk Cove 2011 Estate

Elk Cove 2011 Estate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Amie 2012 Estate Dry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love & Squalor 2012

Love & Squalor 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Trisaetum 2012 Ribbon Ridge Dry and Coast Range Dry. Wow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Trisaetum 2012 Ribbon Ridge and Coast Range

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A to Z 2012

A to Z 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooks 2012 Sweet P

Brooks 2012 Sweet P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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