The very limited bottling from the estate vineyard blends the flavors of the regular estate and Appellation Series Pinots—but with more grip and presence. Strawberry and cranberry fruit, a mineral underpinning, and dried herb complete the picture. Good balance.
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.