Young, tart, juicy and compact, this is quite flavorful and showing a good acid edge. I like the peppery finish and the clean, crisp definition; it's definitely a Yakima Valley style. Give it another couple of years to flesh out.
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.