A serendipitous blending error turned into this delightful white wine, named for the Crown Jewel iris. It's 45% Pinot Blanc, 31% Riesling and 24% Chardonnay, a wonderfully fragrant blend that seems to take the best that each grape has to offer. 100 cases made.
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.