Light and charming, this slips into gear gently and then surprises with some tannic grip. Flavors combine root beer and strawberry highlights. For Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, it offers exceptional value.
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: email@example.com.