Stainless-steel fermentation yields a tangy, ripe, tart, tongue-tickling Gewurztraminer with exceptional minerality. The echoing varietal flavors of flower and rosewater add interest to the finish. Still a bit yeasty, but should improve with a little more bottle age.
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.