The Le Dû's team was struck immediately on first tasting of these wines. They are plainly on-their-face remarkable beverages that are certain to entrance without any exposition of their story. But these wines also prove to be a seemingly bottomless well of intrigue.
"Underappreciated" is not a term that can be easily applied to the wines of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) anymore. As the wines of the West Coast continue to come around the bend from extracted, fruity Californian mammoths to a more restrained style, eyes and palates continue to wander north to cooler climates.