This is a grapey wine with an odd mix of sweet beet and musty earth scents. In the mouth it tastes earthy and a bit stemmy. There is fruit here, but it has a sweetness that's quite reminiscent of grape candy, light and sugary. —P.G.
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.