Solid as ever, this lip-smackingly refreshing Auxerrois is brimming with fine flavors of apple, pear and peach. The cool vintage has lowered the alcohol a touch, and there is plenty of acidity. The fruit purity and compelling aromatics remain as good as ever.
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.