In keeping with the Two Vines style, this shows plenty of bright cherry fruit; but that's not the end of it. In fact it is surprisingly deep, polished and supple with good, juicy fruit and real concentration. There's nothing vegetal, or earthy, or rough; it's a smooth and polished effort but not at all spineless. Where else in the world can they make an $8 cab this good?
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.