Here is a fine effort, widely available (12,000 cases) and well-priced. Stainless steel fermented, it shows crisp, varietal flavors of ripe pear, augmented with a hint of cinnamon. Good focus and length. Best Buy.
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.