Supple, buttery and forward, this is full of lovely caramel-dipped apple flavors. Around that tasty core are hints of crisp herbs and citrus fruits. It's well-built, well-balanced and fine for immediate consumption. It was barrel fermented in 100% French oak, one eighth new.
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.