Substantial and tannic, this affordable Cabernet has genuine grip and a fair amount of muscle. The fruit runs to sour cherry and plum; there is also a suggestion of dry earth and black olive. A lovely finish with a kiss of sweet fruit.
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.