Charles Smith and Charles Bieler have grabbed a tiger by the tail, ramping up their brand while keeping quality high. This blend perfectly matches two shining stars in the pantheon of Washington grapes, delivering a tasty, accessible, lightly leafy wine, with sassy berry fruit front and center. Broad, open and delicious.
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.