This compensates for having less alchol than its previous vintage with added complexity. A mélange of cranberry, black cherry and bright spice, this feels full and round in the mouth, with excellent concentration. Details of spice and coffee linger through the palate and onto a cleansing finish.
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.