Creamy, leesy and instantly appealing, this is an exceptionally rich and complex debut from this start-up. Crisp tropical fruits—most notably papaya and banana—are set amidst notes of toasted walnuts and lightly buttered brioche. The overall balance, length and precision are outstanding.
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.