A big, rich and ripe wine, with a blast of tropical fruit flavors. It's also very oaky, with a thick overlay of vanilla, caramel and char. Despite the size it's basically one-dimensional, and finishes fast and sweet.
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.