Good fruit, sourced from an excellent Red Mountain vineyard, starts things off right. The fresh nose is scented with hay, herb and sweet grass, and leads into a lovely wine with 25% barrel fermented semillon blended in for extra pizzazz. Best Buy.
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.