Lemelson's top bottling, this fragrant, seamless wine is a complex blend of fruit, leaf, spice and vanilla components, with plenty of new French oak, power and aging potential. It will improve over the next 6–8 years. Cellar Selection. —P.G.
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.