This is the least expensive of Adelsheim's Pinots, and the first release of the new vintage. Nonetheless it shows some muscle, with a sweet, smoky nose over grapey fruit. Forward and appealing, with a tannic and quick finish. —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.