Much like its companion Chardonnay from the same vineyard, this offers tart yellow fruits, a splash of lime and a lick of toasted coconut. What separates the two is this wine's distinctive minerality underpinning the mouthfeel. The wine spent 11 months in 25% new oak.
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.