This shows interesting fragrances that mix fresh grain, grass and leaf. It's pumped up with plush fruit; the wine is 100% varietal and 100% stainless-steel fermented. A confident hand is at the winemaking helm here; this nicely matches up the varietal character, the ripeness, the acids and the alcohol, keeping it all in balance. The wine is seamless and variegated, with a smooth, lingering finish.
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.