This estate-grown, single-vineyard, 100% varietal bottling is smooth, rich and forward. Scents of baking spices, caramel and toast introduce a full and lengthy palate loaded with black cherry and cassis fruit. A steely firmness to the wine anticipates further development in the bottle.
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.