This cuvée aims, the winery explains, for the most elegant expression of the estate vineyard. It succeeds, with minimal barrel influence (50% once-filled) around pretty flavors of raspberries and citrus. Finishing details bring up lemon rind, pineapple and a touch of cola.
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.