Intense from the first sniff right on through the last lingering aftertaste, this seems far more extracted than its 13% alcohol would indicate. Concentrated fruit flavors of citrus flesh and citrus rind, married to the snap and sizzle of Sauvignon's grassy acidity. Amazing depth.
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.