This is classic Dry Creek fruit, fragrant and spicy, redolent of fresh, ripe berries. Lots of vivid acidity keeps it fresh and polished, and a bit of Carignane and Petit Sirah are in the blend for added texture. Concentrated and lovely wine.
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: email@example.com.