This is a lovely bottle, floral, leesy, textural and blessed with a thrilling raciness. Despite the 1.2% residual sugar, it is a crisp and elegant dry wine that captures the perfume of Gewürztraminer without descending into soapiness. The length is amazing.
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.