A subtle, textured and fascinating nose suggests layers of spice (cinnamon, mace), lemongrass and light citrus. But in the mouth it trails off quickly, showing a medium body and little persistence. Well-made but a little disappointing given the price and reputation.
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.