This very ripe wine hits a rich fruit note suspended midway between spicy apple and fresh-cut pear. Alcohol is on the high side (14.5%). It's bigger overall than many Pinot Blancs, but generous and flavorful. Drink up.
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.