An iconic wine for Barnard Griffin, this is blended with 16% Sémillon. Spicy, searingly tart (below 13% alcohol, high acid) and annotated with beeswax, lemon oil, hints of honey and tea. Fragrant and palate cleansing; this is a particularly fine oyster wine.
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.