Just one barrel was made, all 777 clone and aged in 100% new French oak. Extra concentration and darker fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherry are the payoff. It's a wine resonant with complex streaks of mineral and steel.
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.