Though labeled simply “Red”, this is pure Cabernet Sauvignon, and blends grapes from Pepper Bridge and Candy Mountain vineyards. It has a satiny mouthfeel, with generous red fruits, licorice and hints of sweet herb. There's a dash of white pepper in the crisp, clean finish.
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.