Virtually pure Syrah, this is big, full bodied and loaded with berry and barrel flavors. The accents of clean earth, toast and spice weave through the fruit and onto the well-built finish that features polished tannins. The power and structure suggest that this could age for up to a decade.
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.