Clean and varietal, this has crisp fruit-driven flavors of apple and pear. The winemaking is spot on, and keeps it fresh and forward, with everything in balance. This would be a terrific starter wine with soft cheeses as the appetizer.
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.