This reserve-level cuvée is the star of Goodfellow's Chardonnay lineup in 2014. Toasty, sleek and stylish, it deftly skirts the border of stone and tropical fruits, melding the best of both. Buttered-nut flavors coat the lingering finish. In short, here is a textbook example of Oregon Chardonnay.
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.