Volume is up and quality is maintained on this excellent full-bodied wine. It's crisp and bone dry, with cucumber, jicama and apple underscored with appealing minerality. The texture and mouthfeel more than compensate for the greenish edge to the fruit, and the finish is as clean as the entry.
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.