Young and tight, this new release shows excellent aging potential. The fruit is compact and complex, a lush mix of pomegranate, raspberry and cherry, spiced gracefully with sweet baking spices. There is a delicate herbal note as well, and the overall balance is superb.
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.