This is 100% varietal, and 10% was barrel fermented. That seems to have put a light layer of toast over lemon-drop fruit. There's a touch of grapefruit and some aromatic notes of candied orange peel.
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.