Though this is just 12.2% alcohol (hence, off-dry), you'd never peg it for anything less than searingly tart and bracing. Grapefruit, green berry, green apple and lime coalesce around the lip-smacking acids. Young and primary; though already delicious, it should improve significantly with some cellaring.
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.