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Our Kind of Report: Wine Spectator's Top 2017 Pinots

We work to keep the words "report" and "wine" out of the same sentence. But when Oregon is featured on the cover of Wine Spectator with their 2017 vintage report, we're all good!

As you know, we've been singing 2017s praises for well over a year but it's always nice to have more validation. Spectator's headline: "Oregon winemakers deliver an outstanding crop in 2017, the latest in a string of great vintages."

Here are a handful of Spectator's top-scoring 2017 Pinots, each one also highly recommended by us. They're moving even more briskly now that the report is out; grab them while you can.

Beaux Freres Beaux Freres Vineyard Pinot noir 2017
$85.45 in any 12 bottle or Build a Case order ($94.95 regular)

95 points Wine Spectator, Highly Recommended: "Combines structure with verve, offering richly expressive raspberry, violet and orange peel flavors that take on polish and complexity toward well buffed tannins. Drink now through 2028."

$46.75 in any 12 bottle or Build a Case order ($51.95 regular)

94 points Wine Spectator: "A polished, compelling wine, with layered raspberry, rose petal and orange peel flavors that build richness and structure toward a long, supple finish. Drink now through 2025."


$34.15 in any 12 bottle or Build a Case order ($37.95 regular)

94 points Wine Spectator, Highly Recommended: "Polished and elegantly complex, with expressive cherry and blueberry flavors, accented by crushed stone and black tea, building tension and lively acidity toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2025."

$40.45 in any 12 bottle or Build a Case order ($44.95 regular)

94 points Wine Spectator: "Shows grace and presence, with compelling and complex raspberry, dusky spice and orange tea flavors that build richness toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2026."

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