A very pretty wine from an excellent vineyard, the Walt opens with scents of rose petals and cherries. It brings the cherry fruit forward in a tart, racy mid-palate, and then frames it all with hints of cocoa and clean earth. The last kiss is a taste of toasted coconut.
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.