The winery's reserve Pinot is not much different from the regular bottling. Strawberry and cherry lifesaver flavors make this a forward, fruity, quaffable wine. The simple flavors and the plastic cork suggest a $10 bottle; $42 seems like quite a stretch. —P.G.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.