A superb, 100% varietal Roussanne, with generous, toasty oak and polished, tart, tasty, supple stone fruits at the core. Excellent definition across a mix of peach and light tropical flavors, with suggestions of lanolin and beeswax. Just a bit of heat in the finish.
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: email@example.com.