From Kestrel View Estates, this is clean and varietal, a bit high-toned, with a citrus underpinning and simple, plain fruit. Tannins are smooth and ripe, and the oak well-managed. It's a lighter style, with a bit of heat in the finish.
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.