A blend of Marsanne, Roussanne and Grenache Blanc, slightly oxidized but still drinking nicely, this is bone dry and scented with lightly toasted grain. Ripe apple fruit and a whiff of honeysuckle add interest. Drink soon.
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: email@example.com.