Dark, tart, laced with licorice, earth and tar, this is a standout among the winery's 2012 Pinots. Black cherry and cassis fruit anchors a substantial, mouthfilling, and quite tannic wine, with medium-term aging potential. Drink now through 2020.
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.