A defining citrus streak runs through this young, tangy wine from start to finish. Briary purple fruits carry appealing flavors of cola and sassafras, and the full body and crisp definition keep the wine complex and evolving as it sits in the glass. More bottle age should improve it even further.
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: email@example.com.