This is a brisk, minerally, quite fresh white wine. The cool vintage and low alcohol sets the flavors in the cucumber and apple corridor. Acids are firm but not sour; it's a fine white wine for summer sipping.
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.