This has interesting spice in both the nose and the mouth, a bit like sniffing fresh pine needles. There is also a whiff of rose petal and a streak of those floral flavors in the back of the palate. Just under 13% alcohol, this pretty white wine would pair up nicely with a delicate seafood dish.
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.