The fruit for this wine is sourced from the former Sandhill Vineyard on Red Mountain. The nose is pretty and enticing, but the palate shows a sour note. There seems to be a separation between the first berry flavors and the tight, quick finish. Perhaps more time in bottle will meld it together.
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.