The alcohol is just 9.1%, with residual sugar of 3.6%, yet the wine does not taste that sweet. This is a wine that snaps back and forth from tart and tangy to fruity and sweet, with a juicy kick to the finish. It maintains good concentration and acidity throughout.
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.