This is dusty, and scented with earth and pine needles. Quite young, it tastes very tart, almost like cranberry juice. With significant breathing time it begins to broaden out and hint at a dusty, chocolate undertone. Good grip and medium body.
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.