This rosé is multivintage and multivarietal, differentiated by the lot number (this current release is IX), which is indicated on the cork just below the capsule. The IX is principally 2016 Pinot Noir, blended with some 2015 Chardonnay. It shows impressive density, with rhubarb, strawberry and maraschino cherry flavors, along with excellent texture, depth and length.
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.