Sporting a smooth, almost satiny mouthfeel, this high-octane Pinot brings a mouthful of brambly berries, with highlights of lightly peppery herbs. The tannins turn astringent, with a green-tea character. Best consumed over the next four or five 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.