Cooper Mountain grows organic grapes and does well by them, as this fresh, ripe Pinot Gris shows. There's a hint of vitamin pill and waxy lemon in the bouquet, then it's all about vivid pear and green apple fruit. Plenty of weight and texture fill the mouth, and acid buoys the finish. —P.G.
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.