When first opened this wine was stubbornly unyielding, but with some coaxing (and many hours) it began to unfold. Its mix of rhubarb, tart berry, a whiff of stem and bright, pineapple acidity. As with old-school Eyrie, you may expect it to age for decades.
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.