Slightly soapy and pungent, the aromas do not immediately suggest Sauvignon Blanc fruit. There's a pine resin undertone, but once in the mouth the wine asserts itself and tastes of ripe citrus and fresh herb. It's fairly soft and lush for Sauv Blanc.
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.