This is the first release from a new Oregon vintner. Appealing, open, fresh and fruity, it tags spicy cranberry and strawberry scents onto a well-made, soft and smooth Pinot. Supple tannins and just a hint of barrel toast complete the wine. —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.