An off-dry style, nicely crisp with good texture and a very lush mouthfeel. This is perfectly balanced, with just enough sweetness to offset the austerity of the skin tannins. Long, penetrating, clean and persistent, with a lovely texture that goes and goes. Classy stuff.
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.