One can't help but taste rock when sipping this wine. The minerality is palpable, underscoring a compact frame of earthy tannins, savory herbs and brambly cranberry fruit. It's a particular expression of a unique place, made by a veteran winemaker, Robert Brittan, who knows what flavors he wants and how to get them.
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: email@example.com.