Here's a solid, standard-issue Willamette Valley Pinot Gris, which is to say, loaded with fresh-cut pear fruit. A generously fleshy palate comes with a slice of honeydew melon and a lemon-wafer finish. It's round, full, forward and ready to drink.
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.