The Two Vines lineup consistently offers some of the best value wines made in Washington, but this is not their best effort. It's thin to the point of watery, with rather sharp, acidic fruit tasting mildly of cherry candy. There's no weight beyond that; it's clean and one-dimensional, a one-note red wine.
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.