This barrel-fermented effort was not put through malolactic. It retains a very fresh, citrusy profile, a mix of rind and pulp flavors, with streaks of quinine and tonic. Good persistence, with the snap of fresh lime in 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.