Small percentages of four other Bordeaux grapes are added to this Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant blend. This is a fruity, forward wine, like a bowl of berries with accents of baking spice, toast and caramel. Tasty on first sip, but the finish is quick to fade.
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.