Once again Marty Clubb has crafted a stunning semillon, with an ultraripe nose of figs, kiwi, lime and apricots. Along with the bonanza of fruit comes a lot of oak, but it keeps its balance and, flashy though it is, never fatigues. The three ring finish includes coconut, vanillla, pineapple and banana. Who knew semillon could do all that?!
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.