Smooth and fruity, this has a dominant flavor of ripe apple, with highlights of orange candy. It's not off dry, but there is a strong impression of residual sugar, which feels a bit grainy. If you enjoy California Chardonnays with a touch of sweetness, this is a wine you'll like.
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.