A stiff, tightly structured wine that could pass for Cabernet Sauvignon in most parts of the world. Cranberry and raspberry fruit vies with herb, black olive and dark smoky tannins for palate dominance. This is a wine to savor and to cellar.
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.