This southern Rhône-style blend is full-bodied and fruit-forward. The beautiful ripe fruit is a jumble of red berries and plums. Barrel aging introduces streaks of coffee and toast, with the vineyard's natural herb and mineral elements adding subtle details.
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.