A very fragrant, inviting wine, with whiffs of ripe pears and apricots, along with a slight hint of baby powder. Nice, spicy and immediately enjoyable, it carries through to a clean finish with lots of citrus peel and some good acids. Best Buy. —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.