This reserve-level effort is crisp and stylish. Fruit flavors mix melon, lime and pink grapefruit, nicely balanced against fresh, textural acids. About 20% of the blend was aged briefly in acacia.
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.