This deep purple-hued wine is fragrant with crushed blackberry notes. The fruit is outstanding, and the tannins are ripe and smooth. Drink now for its exuberant youth or cellar for a few years and drink closer to maturity.
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.