Wine club only, single vineyard and pure varietal. This is tightly focused, with strong herbal and stem flavors dominating over wild berry and tart black fruits. This needs more bottle age and probably decanting. But what force and concentration!
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.