Pretty scents of violets and cherries characterize this young Pinot. It's not a big style, but it has a lovely balance and it doesn't overreach. It's complete, light, and flavorful, with well-managed tannins and a hint of pleasing spice in the finish. —P.G.
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.