Unfined and unfiltered, Thistle's organically grown Pinot Noir is already showing a tawny rim. Soft and generous, with berry and cherry flavors, it has a tangy kick and a persistent spice note. The complexity and accessibility are especially appealing. Drink soon.
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.