Pinot Noir rosé may be something of a rarity, but when it is this good, one wonders why. Dry, spicy flavors that are most reminiscent of French roses make a youthful, refreshing, food-friendly wine. —P.G.
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.