Traces of kerosene and candle wax are threaded into the strongly herbaceous Sauvignon Blanc scents. In the mouth this is austere and grassy, on the green side of just ripe. There is a hint of sweetness in 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.