(1996 Vintage) Veronique Drouhin has shepherded her family's domaine in Oregon from initial concept to exceptional completion. The Drouhin's sensibilities in Burgundy have translated well to the Willamette Valley, where they are producing some of the most consistently beautiful Pinots in America. The spiciness creates a dramatic aroma, balanced and supported by a mouthwatering black raspberry character. There's plenty of tannic extract in harmony with the fresh flavor, building Laurene into a voluptuous dams...
Burghound(2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Burghound in Issue 24, Oct 01, 2006