Minty wintergreen scents lead the nose of this wine and carry into the flavors. Other fresh herbal notes are also in play, with a tight core of crisp apple flesh and skin. It's a rather austere style that might pair well with shellfish.
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.