This light, pretty, blended Pinot Noir trumps the winery's pricier cuvées in 2010. Strawberry candy fruit flavors are enhanced with light streaks of toast and baking spices, and hints of rose petals elevate the finish. A simple, delightful bottle for near term enjoyment.
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.