Blue Chip is the name of the farm, and this blend, from young vines, is one of the lightest Oregon Pinots in memory. Pale and pretty, it mixes very tart red fruit with spun sugar flavors that turn into sweet coconut and a hint of bubblegum. Unusual, to say the least.
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.