Fragrant and inviting, scents of black olive, black coffee, truffle and a hint of the barnyard waft up from the glass. This is a soft, mellow wine, that drinks older than its vintage. The fruits are full and melded together, and the finish has a little maple syrup sweetness.
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.