Estate-grown and varietal, this has a youthful freshness and a pretty cherry flavor. The tannins are smooth and supple, and the wine is balanced and lightly citrusy. It falls off rather quickly and leaves a hint of herb on 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.