Made with native yeast (no inoculation), this is a ripe and buttery wine loaded with peach and Asian pear fruit flavors. Just 28% of the barrels were new, bringing toasty goodness throughout. A flavor of buttered, roasted nuts finishes it nicely.
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: email@example.com.