Dusty scents conjure up cocoa powder, red and black fruits, and dried herbs. Forward and broadly fruity, it's immediately appealing and ready to drink. There's a sprinkling of pepper, along with a subtle earthiness.
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.