Here's the latest in a long line of smooth, silky, fruit-laden Viogniers from Mark Ryan. Citrus and lemongrass roll into fleshier flavors of tree fruits. One month in neutral oak rounds out the mouthfeel, and the mix of vineyards—Ciel du Cheval, Red Willow and Olsen—is terrific.
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.