This is a warm rich enveloping wine that opens with details such as candied orange peel and maraschino cherries. It's smooth and resonant across a palate of plummy purple fruits, and there's just a hint of brown rum in the aftertaste. Drink now through 2024.
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.