Argyle's top Pinot Noir, the Spirithouse is a block selection of fruit from one of the oldest vineyards in Oregon. A complex play of ripe fruits – berries, plums, hints of orange rind and citrus – intermingles with baking spices, whiffs of smoke, and a slight impression of herb. It's a big wine, but carries a lot of information on its substantial bones. Let it breathe.
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.