This limited cuvée is made from the smallest block at the estate vineyard. Quite dry in mouthfeel, it has dehydrated mushroom scents and flavors, along with a steely minerality. Although its tart berry fruit is in the background, it shows an overall well-wrought and balanced set of flavors.
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.