An odd bottle, with a curious set of disjointed flavors. Berries, coconut, vanilla and a funky, microbial odor reminiscent of soy or seaweed are all mixed together. The fruit is light and sweet, like a candy Lifesaver, and the finish is flat, dull and lifeless. —P.G.
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.