Technically a second label, but flavorwise it's top shelf. A lovely effort from a top vineyard; this elegant, ripe and textured wine offers true varietal flavors. Tart plum, berry and cherry are wrapped into a tannic young wine with room to develop. A pleasing minerality underlies the fruit.
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.