2007 Andrew Rich Pinot Noir Cuvée B

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He says: A well-balanced wine that I will definitely re-buy in a better vintage to drink again.

She says: Having been impressed in the past by Andrew Rich wines, it was a pleasant surprise to see this unveiled after the tasting.

2007 Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir

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He says: It was a bad year for Oregon, hit by heavy rains at harvest, and yes, 2007 Oregonian Pinot Noir is an expensive lesson we won’t soon forget.

She says: With high expectations this rather simple palate failed to deliver.

Wine truths

“A hard drinker, being at the table, was offered grapes for dessert. 'Thank you,' said he, pushing the dish away from him, 'but I am not in the habit of taking my wine in pills.'”
by Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.