Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc and Petit Verdot comprise this blend. Berry flavors dominate, with a noticeable streak of smoke and ash running down the spine. It's a sound and solid effort, though the finish lacks a bit of lift.
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.