This is a very nice bottle, firm and showing moderately plump plum and cassis fruit. Thereis a sense of layering, and hints of anise and mineral and mocha through the midpalate. Finishes clean and surprisingly lengthy.
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.