Somehow this manages to be intensely fruity, searingly tart and still rounded out with appealing sweetness. It's a dynamic, lively and lingering mix of flavors, running from grapefruit into pear and apricot, with an underlying minerality. Powerful and full-bodied.
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.