Significantly riper than the winery's two other Pinot Gris releases, this seems a bit flat in comparison. It's got plenty of ripe pear and apple-butter flavors, along with a touch of cinnamon. The overall ripeness and weight suggest drinking it up over the next year or two.
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.