A blend of Marsanne, Chardonnay and Roussanne, this is bright, fruity, with an emphasis on the rind rather than the flesh of citrus and stone fruits. A streak of vanilla runs through the core, and the finish has some stiff, tannic edges. Well-crafted, and a superb food wine.
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.