Bright and spicy, this wine shows generous but sensitive barrel use. The ripe and juicy fruit is accented by streaks of nut oil and buttered popcorn. The finish carries a whiff of diesel.
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.