A good effort crafting a moderate, Yakima Valley Cab. There's a bit of the herbal stuff here, but it's done well, balanced and appropriate. The tannins are slightly green but smooth, and there are no bitter edges. Smooth and interesting.
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.