This exceptional bottle features fully ripe, compact fruit, with classic cassis and black-cherry flavors at its core. Streaks of earth and iron suggest that the vineyard has a distinctive terroir, and the wine has the muscle to age well for a decade or more. —P.G.
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.