This is a sharp, almost liquorous wine. It features plump fruit flavors of yellow apple, pear and white peach. Barrel fermented in French oak, it still needs a bit more bottle age to round itself out. Drink 2018 and beyond.
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.