The three different “Block” reserves may seem significantly distinctive to the winery, but it might serve them just as well to do a reserve and let it go at that. It's hard to distinguish between them; all show tight, herb and earth-driven flavors. This has a softer, tutti-fruity core that might meld well with the other two.
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.