Juicy and tart, with a background of grapefruit and pineapple behind tangy, clean berry fruit. It's concentrated and shows a nice streak of graphite and stone, smoke and chalk. This wine needs plenty of bottle time and breathing time.
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.