Despite its low alcohol, this is a surpassingly elegant, evocative and sensual Pinot from Lumos. The texture, palate weight, and solid core of cherry and chocolate, with highlights of pine needles, make this a riveting young wine. It's clean and crisply defined, with a lick of lemon in the finish.
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.