All of the 2007 Pinots from Adelsheim are impeccably balanced, distinctive, elegant and still powerful. The Bryan Creek bottling has a peppery note, sharp spices, firm tannins and tart, chewy, acidic red fruits. It is vertically structured, and will need more years in bottle.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: email@example.com.