Styring's Signature bottling has less fruit and density than the Wit Reserve, but carries the same suggestions of leather and perhaps brettanomyces. That leathery, earthy flavor permeates the wine, leaving little trace of fruit. What is there is light, tart, with hints of black raspberry.
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.