This is consistent with the other 2007 reds from Camaraderie. Fresh, forward red fruit comes up quickly, but stops abruptly, with a wash of astringent acidity. Many hours of breathing failed to open up the flavors further.
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.