Generous fruit flavors of strawberry preserves are the focus of this full-throttle Pinot Noir. Stone fruits and anise, along with a butterscotch vein from barrel aging, add further interest. Drink this over the near term.
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.