Off-dry and spicy, with underlying peach and grapefruit flavors. There's plenty of acid; maybe just a bit too much unless that's your style. Only a somewhat thin, chalky finish keeps the score from ratcheting up a notch 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.