This is a lovely wine, impeccably balanced between sweet and crisp, with concentrated fruit that retains its elegance. Honeysuckle, apricot, jasmine tea and every kind of citrus fruit you can conjure up. Young, hard and fruity, it barely shows the depth and layers of flavor that will develop. It will be hard to keep your hands off it.
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.