The pretty nose is richly scented with fresh, crisp grapefruit. There is also a hint of petrol and a peppery, rye-seed component. This is stylish and long, and the fruit is clean and deep. The spicy finish leaves you longing for another sip.
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.