The winemaking team of Jason Fox and Todd Bernave continue their work with this DeWitt family vineyard to deliver one of the top Pinot Noirs entered into the Platinum, and the only one grown in Eastern Washington. A key is the site, which is in the foothills of the Blue Mountains at 1,700 feet elevation. Their 50% whole cluster fermentation builds a foundation of Bing cherry, a pinch of baking spice and subtle notes of leather and raspberry leaf. Smooth tannins and raspberry acidity combine for a stellar finish. Awards: Cascadia International (gold), Bellingham Northwest (gold).
Rating: Platinum, 94 points
Production: 70 cases