Here is a big, forward, friendly fruit bomb, which hits you with bold, lemon/apple fruit flavors and a generous amount of toasty, buttery oak. There's nothing complex here, but it's all in scale, big-boned, user-friendly and altogether quite likeable. Best Buy. —P.G.
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.