A classic Bordeaux-style blend of Sauvignon Blanc (56%) and Sémillon (44%). Rich, creamy new wood sets up a very lush wine tasting of ripe citrus, Mandarin orange and apricots. Still young, the tannins are edgy and the wine will definitely benefit from another year or two in the bottle.
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.