A good effort, clearly varietal with a mix of grapefruit and floral flavors. Medium intensity, the fruit is penetrating and tart, and the floral scents have a somewhat soapy character, which is not unpleasant. The wine is technically off-dry, but really shows little sweetness.
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.