Iris is on a roll, with a lovely lineup of 2012 wines at budget prices. This delicious, estate-grown Pinot Noir offers layered blue and black fruits, light herbal notes, and a finish with chocolate and caramel. All in proportion, the fruit forward and nicely framed.
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.