This is well done, given the transportation issues involved in producing this wine. The flavors are balanced and true to variety, with details of orange peel and citrus. Though a bit one-dimensional, this is pleasantly quaffable and should be consumed over the next couple of years.
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.