The wine offers exceptional richness, without heaviness. It feels loaded with thick fruit, and yet there is nothing fat, oily or bitter in play. The lush fruits include a mix of citrus, pineapple, mandarin orange and peach, with some cool-climate minerality and even a hint of tonic seeping through.
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.