Roughly 75% of the fruit was fermented with the stems, using native yeast. The richly perfumed nose of this wine mixes floral tones with hints of body powder and a touch of cocoa. This is a sensuous wine, with a beguiling palate loaded with plum, cherry, mocha and sassafras.
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.