This was presented from a bottle that had been open for a day. The scents and flavors were a bit muted, with plump plum and blueberry fruit, a whiff of animal and herb. The acidity has a strong citrus character that juts out, even after so much time to breathe.
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.