The lightly floral, soapy aroma of this wine shows some varietal character. The palate is buttressed with flavors of talc and a wash of rose water. The complexity stops there, and this seems to be a wine that should be consumed within the first year or two.
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.