Concentrated and laced with appealing minerality, this single-block Pinot Noir is cellarworthy, but drinking beautifully right now. The crisp acids and flavors of ripe cherry and clean earth are well balanced. With extra breathing time, this reveals further complexities.
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.