From a north-facing, late-ripening section of the estate planted to 100% Pommard clone, this brings a juicy mix of spicy berry and cherry fruit. There's a suggestion of chocolate malt as well, and a mineral touch in the underlying acidity. Among the winery's sensational 2015 releases, this might be the lightest.
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.