This has appealing lightness and clarity; crisp and varietally defined fruit that is elegant and focuses. Flavors of beeswax, lemon, lime and honey are pure and lingering, yet the wine feels light as a feather. It suggests that this will become a very important source for lighter, European-style white wines from Washington.
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.