Rulo's Stainless Cuvée Chardonnay stands in stark contrast to the barrel-fermented bottling. Even without the help from new oak, it's got a ton of character and flavor intensity, with brilliant, crisp apple fruit. The acids are natural and bright, and the fruit is incredibly pure and intense.
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.