As with all Ayoub wines, the immaculate fruit and impeccable structure impress the most. Deep flavors of strawberry and raspberry are set in a toasty frame, with underlying minerality. The finish is drying and extends for well over a minute.
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.