Tart fruit flavors favor blueberry and citrus. The zippy acidity brightens up the wine and makes it especially attractive for pairing with salmon. The tannins bring highlights of green tea.
Harvest was compact and plentiful producing grapes with rich tannins, full flavor development and lots of acidity. The 2018 vintage shows balance and elegance. 2018 will prove to be a banner year for the Willamette Valley with wines drinking fine in their youth, but with the ability to improve with age in the bottle.