This famous vineyard supplies the fruit for this excellent, limited selection. Ripe, well-rounded cherry fruit is highlighted with a rich mix of spice, herb and bark. The AVA's characteristic notes of cola and moist earth are there in proportion as well. A fine effort in a difficult vintage.
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.