The Stonetree bottling (one of three single-vineyard Zins from Angel Vine) offers pure strawberry fruit flavor, with medium concentration. The 15.2% alcohol does not show that scale, but does offer some finishing power. Could it develop more density and depth with another year in the bottle? Time will tell.
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.