From vines planted in 1983, this delivers old-vine complexity at a budget price. It's big, broad and fruity, with a range of candied strawberry, raspberry, cherry flavors. Those old vines ramp up the texture and add length as well.
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.