This seems rather one dimensional, a fact of life for many small production, single varietal wines. The fruit is light and thin, with tobacco, vanilla and cola flavors dominant. Tannins are astringent and chewy.
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.