Though the name and label suggest a French take on Oregon Pinot Noir, this wine's flavors have more in common with inexpensive California versions. Its jammy, forward and ripe strawberry fruit is hard to resist at this price. Drink it up while it remains young and fresh.
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.