Scents of stone and anise lead into pretty floral notes. Clean and racy, this comes across with a pleasing minerality. There's a good leesy texture to the midpalate. The only quibble is that it turns a little bit soft and soapy as it hits the 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.