This spent 16 months in neutral oak, and it shows some muted scents that may be attributed to those barrels. Earthy unripe fruit, tasting mainly of apple skins, also sends up light whiffs of fish oil. 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.