This is 100% Marsanne, a racy, textural wine with cool, fresh, crisp flavors of cucumber, white melon and lemon pith. The framing acidity is tangy without turning at all sour, and there's a generous foundation of wet stone. The wine is an immaculate expression of elegance and finesse.
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.