Aged in French oak for 16 months, this soft and supple Pinot is ready for immediate enjoyment. The fruit leans toward raspberry and Bing cherry, with subtle streaks of tea, chocolate and a finishing kick of heat. The balance and texture suggest that it can be cellared for a few more years.
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.