The nose is open and inviting, with soft scents of coffee and chocolate complementing the pretty cherry/berry fruit. It follows through in the mouth with lightly spicy fruit and a generous plumpness; pretty and engaging. Not a big, powerful wine, but delicious.
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.