Flavors of cola and black cherry mingle seamlessly, in a forward, lightly floral wine. It has less power and muscle than many Dundee Hills Pinots, but that's not to criticize; the fruit is excellent and the wine has both texture and balance. The acidity is striking as well, with a finishing impression of grapefruit.
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.