This is a firm, taut, even steely Sangio, with tart fruit flavors of strawberry and currant. Tannins are firm and slightly green, and there is an earthy, mineral undercurrent. Still quite young and tightly wound.
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.