A smooth, supple, flat-out delicious wine. It strikes a perfect balance, showing ripe but not heavy fruit flavors in a pleasing mix of strawberry, pomegranate, hints of berry, citrus and plenty of acid. This just hits the nail right on the head; no huge alcohol, no new oak.
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: email@example.com.