After a couple of stumbles in recent vintages, this winery's most affordable Pinot Noir is back on track. Bright raspberry fruit, tart and lightly floral, is framed with rather delicate, slightly leathery tannins. Just a sniff of chocolate adorns the 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.