Canoe Ridge is on a roll, with perhaps the best lineup of new releases in their history. This is a subtle, textured, silky Chardonnay, elegantly layered with nuances of stone, herb and leesy fruit. Its subtle pleasures take a minute to explore, but they linger in the mouth like a sweet kiss.
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.