Robust, lightly toasty, almost creamy wine. It glides across the palate leaving a trail of whipped cream; it's that smooth and flavorful. In a year that produced a number of stunningly good Washington Chardonnays, this belongs with the best.
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.