All of Le Cadeau's wines are made by different winemakers; here it is Chehalem's Harry Peterson-Nedry at the winemaking helm. He puts more emphasis on the herbal, leafy, somewhat resinous aspect of the grape, making a more Oregonian, less Burgundian style. Good intensity and focus carry it through an extended 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.