Classic Oregon Pinot, with penetrating cherry fruit laced with layers of earth and baking spices. Sweet, ripe, very pretty wine with a solid midpalate that resonates through a medium-long finish. Quite a bit of oaky vanilla comes through, but it marries well with the beautiful fruit.
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.