A crisply rendered, well-crafted effort from this reliable producer, this is a “fruit-forward” (as the winery likes to say) mix of citrus, apples and spicy oak. Young and somewhat tight, it has the balance and the acid support for further aging. Best Buy.
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.