An interesting Chardonnay that does not quite all come together. Lemons, orange peel and other lively citrus aromas are mixed in with flavors of grain—cracker, oatmeal, and so on. The finish confuses rather than blends.
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.