This estate's top bottling is well made in this vintage, with a nice medley of ripe berries, cassis, coffee and earth. Quite young and firm, its tart acids are still in control, with some chalky, unresolved tannins on the finish. Time could well improve the score. —P.G.
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.