Among Erath's dizzying array of single vineyard and other designated Pinot Noirs, it is almost impossible to single out the real players. This is a very appealing bottle, loaded with cherry fruit and lots of chocolaty oak. Forward, smooth and ready to go.
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: email@example.com.