Supple and very lightly toasty, this pleasant Chardonnay offers green banana, pear and peach fruit flavors. All are modest in scale and well-integrated, with a lick of toffee from aging in 20% new French oak. It thins out quickly 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: email@example.com.