This is a lovely pale copper in hue, and aromatically complex, offering scents of melon, berry and apple. The depth and length are impressive, as is the concentration. There is a pleasing dustiness to the long, dry, extended finish.
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.