One of the best Chardonnays from this vineyard to date, a function of this warm site being able to ripen the grapes in this cool vintage. Racy and tight, it's a sleek melding of citrus rind and flesh, apple and mineral-inflected acid. Excellent concentration and detail through the finish.
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.