There is an attractive, creamy mouthfeel to this Pinot Gris, which showcases fresh citrus fruit with spicy vanilla flavors coming from the barrel aging. It's a beautifully balanced, precision-tooled effort that is big but avoids palate fatigue by staying light on its feet. —P.G.
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.