This is a lighter, thinner vintage for this wine, but it offers a lot of pleasure to those with the patience to let it breathe. Delicate fruit flavors of raspberry, cherry and rose water carry a musky note. The finish is underscored with a mineral base.
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.