Just one barrel of this bottling was produced, but it falls short of the other Dundee Hills cuvées this vintage. It starts out thin, with dilute fruit, cola and mineral notes. With hours of breathing time, it begins to fill out in the middle, so aggressive decanting is recommended.
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.