Single vineyard, pure varietal, with the focus and tight profile you might expect. Mineral flavors abound—chalk, graphite, and granite— which underscore the bright cranberry and currant fruit. This is a strikingly pure and well-defined Cab Franc.
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.