The BlackJack is old vine Pinot Noir from this estate's most demanding barrel selection. Good concentration lends depth to the blackberry flavor. Streaks of cola, smoke and coffee extract run through the core of this wine, which remains in fine balance through the potent finish.
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.