Much as I love the winery's La Paulée, this tops it. There's more concentration and complex blueberry, mulberry, black cherry and plum flavors. It shows a whiff or two of mint, sage and chervil, and as with all Scott Paul wines it is impeccably balanced, non-interventionist and studiously clean.
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.