This estate-grown Viognier sort of sneaks up on your palate. At first quite dry and slightly bitter, it slowly brings in subtle suggestions of jasmine and gin, citrus rind and wet stone. Still, a bit severe, but interesting.
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.