Sophisticated, complex winemaking is on display here. Perfectly ripe yellow and green fruits are entwined with leesy, textural, mineral-drenched acids. There are gentle touches of citrus rind and a finishing pat of butter. All in all, an exceptional wine for the 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.