Though not noticeably sweet, the residual sugar is listed as 1.6%—it's masked by the crisp acidity. This has a firm core of citrus and light tropical fruit, good penetration and a lingering finish. The sweetness kicks in at the finish, with a suggestion of honey and tea.
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.