Classic Dundee Hills, it has concentrated black cherry fruit at the core. It's smooth, supple, balanced and forward, immediately engaging, though with enough stuffing to age through 2019. Light streaks of root beer and dark chocolate thread through the finish.
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.