Two clones of Syrah were blended and aged in neutral oak, often the best choice for this expressive grape. Dark and concentrated blue and purple fruit is dusted with white pepper. Streaks of espresso and dark chocolate keep the finish long and lively.
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.