Lovely aromatics, with soft, cherry fruit, very pretty, round and rich. No heat, no heavy hand with the oak, but it has the “yum” factor, which Pinot so often lacks. Forward and ready now.
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.