Very clean and 100% varietal, it's not aggressive but it is substantial. There is a gentle sweet fig character to the fruit, also a bit of citrus rind and grapefruit. It's racy rather than woolly, if you will, and carries some of the spicy character of Pinot Gris, with very crisp acids.
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.