Made from estate-grown Dijon clones, this saw a touch of new oak. It's fruity and forward, as befits the ripe vintage, but stops short in the finish. There's also a light streak of vanilla and a suggestion of ginger.
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.