Some sweetness is immediately apparent in the fruit, which seems to be a juicy blend of cherry, berry and hints of prune. Forward and open, this offers single-vineyard fruit flavor at a budget wine price. Nice winemaking; not for the cellar, but a lovely bottle to drink right now.
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.