Oregon winemakers score big in most recent JamesSuckling.com Oregon report

Fresh off the heels of a January 2020 tasting of more than 450 Oregon wines, Nick Stock, executive editor of JamesSuckling.com, has published his Oregon report with glowing reviews of the state’s

Nick Stock
Nick Stock tastes Oregon 2018 Pinot noir

Pinot noirs and Chardonnays. Of note and nabbbing the top score is Antica Terra’s Pinot Noir Antikythera 2017 and library wine Cristom Jessie Vineyard 2005, both rated at 98 points, underscoring the ageability of Oregon wines. Writes Nick: “The Antikythera 2017 has such smooth-honed tannin and a very composed mouthfeel, taut and lustrously textured. The Cristom is still so fresh and just heading into the first stages of tertiary development, exuding a tantalising smoothness of tannin.”

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