This bottling occupies the middle step between Ponzi's Tavola and reserve-level Pinots. A complex bouquet brings nutmeg, sandalwood, cola and cacao to the forefront, with a mélange of fruits following. More than a dozen vineyards contribute grapes to this blend. It's skillfully assembled and seamless, with moderate ?alcohol. Drink now and over the next 3–5 years.
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: email@example.com.