This tasty red has clean, ripe fruit notes and a pretty, chocolaty finish. The tannins are supple and the 18 months spent in mixed oak adds a touch of mocha. Little suggests that this is a specific variety rather than a pleasant, generic red wine.
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.