This standout wine is bursting with a rich mix of tropical fruits. Ripe and fleshy, it's got banana, papaya and mango, along with peaches and apricots. The acidity brings lemon pith and rind, and the time in one-third new oak adds a streak of caramel. Drink now through the mid-2020s.
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.