Light and clean, this moves beyond simple and fruity with sharp detail and a mix of strawberry, red currant, raspberry and cherry fruit. There are characteristic streaks of root and cola, earth and even a hint of pepper. Lots going on in a lighter style.
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.