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By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

PG Wine of the Month

Rex Hill 2021 Pinot Noir Rosé

 

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Rex Hill 2021 Pinot Noir Rosé

For a number of reasons, the best dry rosé wines have gotten more expensive, especially those Oregon rosés made exclusively from Pinot Noir grapes. Pinot Noir is costly to grow and turning it into rosé doesn't make that part of the process any cheaper. Additionally, the fires of 2020 meant a number of wineries lost some or most of their crop, so 2021 is a recovery vintage. This estate-grown, pale copper, generously flavorful wine mixes strawberries, blood oranges, watermelon, and jicama across a lovely and lush palate. It trails out through the finish with a lovely touch of white chocola...



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