The Dardis designate is a mix of Wädenswil and Dijon 115 clones, aged in 30% new French oak. This is light and tangy, showing detailed flavors of just-ripe berries framed in citrus-peel phenolics. The oak is hiding at the moment, but the acids are in full view.
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.