A blend of 53% Cabernet, 28% Malbec and 19% Merlot. Rich, lush and chocolaty, it's a very appealing wine from start to finish. Ripe fruit flavors include blueberry and blackberry jam, pie cherry and mincemeat. The acids keep it lively and suggest some years of further development ahead.
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.