The four-decade-old vines have lent this wine unusual flavors of forest mushroom, lemon rind and verbena. It tastes completely dry, and it has a tartness that carries through the palate. Drink this with herb-roasted chicken or pasta primavera.
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.