At 12.7% alcohol, this is—not surprisingly—a light, tart wine. The pomegranate fruit is surrounded with caramel and toast flavors from aging in French oak. The finishing tannins have a green-tea edge.
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.