Distinctly honeyed, with pretty flavors of pollen and sweet flower. The finish is spicy, stiff, and just slightly bitter, but shows a lot of promise. Could be wonderful in 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.