A good entry brings classic, Oregon-style fruit mixing apple, pear and melon. The wine has a pleasing texture, which gives the impression of layering. It loses some freshness in the finish, which leaves a slightly plastic residual impression after a quick fade.
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.