I prefer this winery's barrel fermented Chard to their reserve, because it integrates the delicious flavors of the barrel into the rich, ripe fruit. Apples and pineapples are dominant here, with good structure and plenty of weight in the mouth. 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.