Portlandia’s Pinot Gris receives third consecutive 90+ point score!

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Paul Gregutt reviews Oregon wines for Wine Enthusiast magazine and has been very consistent in his reviews of our Pinot Gris—awarding it three consecutive 90+ point scores. The full review will be released in the January edition of Wine Enthusiast magazine.

Releasing our 2016 Momtazi Pinot with 92 points from the Wine Enthusiast!

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We’re excited to be releasing our 2016 vintage of Momtazi Pinot Noir with another great score from the Wine Enthusiast. Just 300 cases were made, so get your hands on some while you can!

“Potent flavors of marionberry pie topped with cherry-vanilla ice cream somehow work well here. They are firmly backed with proportionate acids and tannins, and the vineyard’s biodynamic grapes bring extra texture, along with hints of clean earth, tobacco and nutmeg.” – Paul Gregutt

We sourced 100% of this Pinot Noir fruit from the Momtazi family’s organic and biodynamic vineyard south of McMinnville, OR.

Damian Davis, Momtazi Vineyard, McMinnville Oregon

2018 Rosé – Wine Spectator

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Here’s what Tim Fish (Senior Editor for the Napa office of the Wine Spectator) thought of our 2018 Rosé… “Succulent and festive, with watermelon and orange zest flavors. Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Riesling.” — TF

2017 Portlandia Pinot Gris Scores 92 Points!

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EXCITING NEWS!
2017 Portlandia Pinot Gris scores 92 Points and Editor’s Choice in the Wine Enthusiast upcoming 2019 February Oregon Issue, AGAIN!

Portlandia Pinot & Taylor Shellfish Winemaker Dinner

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Come join us on February 10, 2018 at Taylor’s Shellfish Farm in Bow, WA on Samish Bay.

We’ll be pairing several wine offerings from Portlandia Pinot with simple offerings from the Puget Sound – oysters, pink sea scallops, geoduck and Dungeness crab. You might not think so, but February is the beginning of Rosé season. We will have plenty! Come for the wines, stay for the sunset and shellfish. Tickets are $75 per person (includes food, wine, and service.) Get tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3210685

 

Winemaker Dinner

Portlandia Scores In Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide February 2018

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90 points – our 2015 Pinot Noir (Oregon). “complexity is rare in a budget priced Oregon Pinot.”

92 points – our 2016 Pinot Gris (Oregon). “You’ll want a case of this one. Editors’ Choice.”

90 points – our 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley). “It’s tight and focused, with lovely citrus blossom and rose petal scents.”

92 points – our 2015 Momtazi Vineyard Pinot Noir (McMinnville). “The fruit from this biodynamic vineyard has a grippy, earthy character that underscores the complexity in this wine. …highlights that persist through its long, captivating finish.”

Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide for February 2018

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/portlandia-2016-pinot-gris-oregon/

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/portlandia-2014-momtazi-vineyard-pinot-noir-mcminnville/

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/portlandia-2015-pinot-noir-oregon/

http://www.winemag.com/buying-guide/portlandia-2016-rose-of-pinot-noir-willamette-valley/

2014 Momtazi Pinot Noir – 90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

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If you’ve ever had a Momtazi wine, you know that there is a strong earthy aspect to the flavors that sets the vineyard apart from most others. In the scents and tastes here you’ll find composted earth, chalk, dried leaves and black tea ahead of black cherry fruit, but those funk-soaked flavors add up to a complex and intriguing wine. – Wine Enthusiast

Vintages Magazine – Pacific NorthBEST Wine

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Our 2013 Pinot Noir made Vintages magazine’s Pacific NorthBEST Wine of the Month list. “A zesty, nicely smoky and mouthwatering pinot that will shine at the table. Exceptional.”

Vintages Magazine

Rating: 90 Points!

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Our 2013 Pinot Noir received 90 points from the Beverage Testing Institute.