From the oldest (1983 vintage) estate vines, this is finished off-dry, about 1.7% residual sugar. Off-dry or not, it's succulent and spicy, mixing melon, apple and citrus with some sweeter notes hinting at honey. Good length and a crisp finish.
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.