This Columbia Valley Syrah (with 3% Viognier cofermented) is streaked throughout with a mix of tart berry, wild herb, green olive and coffee bean. It's a fine-tuned effort with the sort of seamless complexity that few wineries—much less new wineries—ever achieve. Unfined and unfiltered.
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: email@example.com.