This is a bright, spicy, generous Cabernet, with 17% Malbec in the blend. The flavors mix pretty cherry fruit with streaks of black olive and hints of Asian spices. The tannins are firm and chewy.
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.