The residual sugar is not indicated, but this is not a super-sweet dessert wine; it falls more into the off-dry camp. A mix of orange, peach and apricot fruit, slightly candied, it has buoyant acidity and a toasty finish from nine months in all new French oak. Foie gras anyone?
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.