From British Columbia comes this light, well-made Pinot. Miles away from the jammy, beefy Oregon style, it shows delicate flavors of beet, cola and cracker. The tart berry fruit is delicate; light spice, stem and leaf take over 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.