A pale, pretty Pinot, a year older than most of the current releases, it shows mature scents of red fruits, cola and root beer. Light, tasty and cleanly rendered, it has good varietal character and balance, moderate tannins and plenty of overall charm. —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.