A very stylish effort with crisp, zippy fruit showing pineapple, lime and star fruit. Great mouthfeel and a very refreshing finish. The wine puts the fruit out in front; if there is any new oak, it is restrained, and not missed.
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.