An excellent mix of Wahluke Slope, Columbia Basin and Royal Slope vineyards go into this blend. A rich nose is loaded with chocolate, sandalwood, and cherry confit. In the mouth this has firm tannins, cassis and plum fruit, a lovely wrap of mocha and a lick of caramel.
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.