A dark straw color, with a nose of pears, citrus skin and yeast. Very dry and firm, with streaks of steel, petrol, mineral and lime. This is a taut wine, with less assertive fruit than many Oregon Pinot Gris. Some troubling bitterness lingers on 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.