Rob Stuart, formerly with Erath vineyards, is the winemaker. The first release for this new brand recalls his Erath days with its fleshy, ripe pear flavors. Some cinnamon spice adds interest. The wine is open and rich; solidly made. —P.G.
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.