This dark and sappy Syrah is packed with black fruits, earth and stem flavors. It's a big, chunky style that piles on licorice, espresso, and plenty of tannic bite. But the fruit is outstanding, and the use of all neutral French oak keeps it front and center.
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.