Just 40 cases produced. It's 78% Syrah, the rest Sangiovese, aged in all new Hungarian oak. Predictably, the oak wins. There's plenty of bacon and smoked meat scents and flavors, but not much going on fruit-wise.
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.