Light, pretty cherry fruit, overcome with smoky oak. Earthy and smelling of wet wood, it has good, straight-ahead fruit flavors. Given the prices of Oregon Pinot these days, this is a relative bargain.
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.