Here is a fine, fruity, expressive example of all-stainless Oregon Chardonnay. A generous mix of apple, pear, lime and lemon zest combines with perfect balance to yield a wine with real flavor and depth that is not derived from barrel aging. The low alcohol is an added bonus.
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.