A single-vineyard Pinot Gris (is the world really ready?); with heavy exposure to neutral oak. The wine looks old, already golden with shades of sandy brown; it feels fat and overripe with tropical fruit flavors that finish with a blast of alcohol.
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.