Light and tannic, tart and tasting of just-ripe cranberry and mountain strawberries. There is some pretty spice in the nose, and this wine is ready for food. It has the tannins and acids to complement wild poultry especially. Bring on the duck.
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.