Though labeled a reserve, this is quite light and low in alcohol, much like the estate bottling. Tart acidity, tannins and brambly berry notes highlight this young, elegant wine. Drink over the next five or six years.
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.