Lovely nose, scented with violets, sweet candy and rose petals. The flavors balance citrus oil, pineapple, pomegranate and red cherries, detailed and nicely balanced. But there is a note of plastic or Band-aid that creeps into the finish; otherwise this would be rated significantly higher.
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.