A good collection of fruit flavors bring interest to this surprisingly ripe Chardonnay. Pineapple, green apple and light tropical fruits are set against pleasing barrel flavors of baked pear and glazed doughnut (really!).
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.