This stands well apart from Sineann's Oak Ridge bottling, trading in the creaminess for a more stand-up, acidic, stony texture. Stone fruits hold down the center and are uplifted with refreshing acids and a streak of licorice. That herbal note really carries it right through the lingering 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.