This unusual blend, all estate grown, is 70% Pinot Noir, 20% Regent, and 10% Agria. The Regent and Agria contribute color and tannin, black fruits and spices, but the elegance of the Pinot Noir remains. Nicely made, showing pretty black cherry fruit and just a hint of leather.
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.