There's plenty to like in this bright and spicy, all-Willamette Valley wine. Cherry fruit is lifted with highlights of hot pepper candy. A slightly smoky, slightly burnt character marks the finishing tannins.
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.