The four wine judges swirled the ruby liquid in their glasses. They held the glasses up to the light to view color and clarity. They put the glasses to their noses to breathe in fruity aromas, sharp acidity and alcohol. Lastly, they took a taste, rolling and chewing the wine in their mouths before spitting it into a cup.
“That’s nice,” said Don Julien, a Wenatchee enophile.