Very young, this is still showing some green flavors, but it's layered and complex. Black cherry, cassis, black olives, black tea, cured meat and smoke all wrap together in this elegant and precise reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Give it a couple of hours to breathe.
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.