Aromas of prunes and figs introduce a big, thick, chewy Cabernet with plenty of fruit power. Black raspberry, black cherry and black currant fruits swirl through layers of smoky wood. Tannins are quite astringent and drying.
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.