Despite its remarkably low alcohol, this well-made wine broadly displays flavors of nectarine, pie cherry and chocolate. As expected, there is ample acidity, but not too much to turn the whole thing sour. Just two barrels were produced, one new and one neutral.
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.