All stainless steel barrel-fermented, this is already a rich gold color and showing soft, quickly maturing apple fruit flavors. The finish carries a hint of toast, and the wine makes a graceful, soft landing. Drink up.
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.