Montinore's best single-vineyard Pinot shows elegant flavors of black cherry and plum, softly woven into a smooth, sensuous wine. Good purity and persistence, and a fine, silky finish. Not as robust as the '99, but delicious. —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.