). Has a Red Willow Cab ever shown this much dense cassis and black cherry fruit, with such high alcohol, massive, chewy tannins and a very long finish? It's almost over the top, but then there are the lovely fruits—a riot of berries and cassis—along with toast and iron, hints of earth and olive.
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.