Primarily '08 Merlot, Syrah, and Cab Franc with some '07 Cab Sauv also. Once again this wine rocks; it has fruit power, punch and presence. The flavors mingle seamlessly, young fruit with an attitude. Spicy, highlighted berry and plum flavors, with baking spice details, and some finishing heat.
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.