In this blend, Gewürztraminer owns the aromatics and Riesling fleshes out the palate with rich citrus and stone fruit. In spite of the relatively low alcohol, the flavors are fully ripe, densely packed, intense and compelling. It's hard to imagine a better Oregon white at this price.
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.