One of the last 2007 Pinots to be released, this still seems as if a bit more time in bottle is in order. It's still sharp, aggressive, herbal, yet nicely detailed. Cranberry fruit, sour cherry, dark chocolate, black licorice, moist earth—interesting, well-made wine.
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.