The 14% Sauv Blanc really brightens up the Sémillon. Round and fruit driven, barrel fermented in neutral oak, broad and delightfully fruity and open; the flavors mix Satsuma orange, some citrus rind, a bit of peach and buoyant acidity. A very accessible and immediately delicious wine.
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.