Clearly an Oregon style, with definitive herbal highlights around ripe, almost sweet strawberry fruit. The midpalate has grip and weight, and flavors linger as the evolve into suggestions of strawberry preserves. Finishes with a kiss of chocolate.
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: email@example.com.