Great potential is evident in this young wine from a recently planted vineyard. Spicy cranberry and raspberry fruit shines forth, buoyed by natural acidity. The weight and fruit intensity are just right, and the wine shows excellent depth of flavor, with a finishing lick of cocoa.
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.