Even at $32, this remains one of Oregon's best-value Pinot Noirs. This 2010 offering is racy and refined. Tangy raspberry fruit accompanies a luscious streak of smooth, dark chocolate. The espresso-drenched finish is a finely tuned detail.
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.