Syrah may well be the standout grape among all that the Milbrandt brothers do well in their 13 vineyards. Here it captures the grape's authentic toasty, meaty, earthy character (well supported with oak) and wraps it around pure black cherry fruit. Supple and long-lasting.
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.