This wine sees 40% French oak and is a reserve-level barrel selection. Soft and smooth, the pretty berry and plum fruit has a touch of mocha, but not too much. It's had ample bottle time to be ready to enjoy immediately.
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.