The winery holds back the Otis bottling, which has proven itself an exceptionally long-lived wine over the past two decades. This is now beginning to integrate the distinctive Otis range of herbs, spices and old viney fruit. Tart, leafy and minerally, it has a persistent, elusive power that unfolds over time. —P.G.
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.