A young wine that smells and tastes as though it leapt from the fermenter to the glass. It's packed with jammy, ripe fruit and the high acidity that usually accompanies it. Juicy and thick, it's almost rude in its impertinence. But it's fun, and the price is right. Best Buy.
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.