Smooth and chocolaty, with lots of supple fruit and layers of sweet oak. This is a wine to gulp down by the glass, with foods such as pizza and burgers. There's plenty of creamy vanilla to soften the finish.
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.