This is classic, old-style Washington Riesling, showing a puckery sweetness. The off-dry residual sugar (about 2.5%) is perfectly balanced with bright acid. Crisp and inviting, it has a very nice presence and palate feel, and it resonates through the clean finish.
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.