This has retained some sweetness and is a pleasant, light take on Viognier. There are gentle notes of celery, melon and citrus, and a hint of toasted almond in the finish. A nice balance of acid and fruit keeps it on point through the 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.