Don't let the label mislead you; this is a well-made, well-ripened wine that deserves a classier package. Its mix of sweet blueberry and black cherry fruit is set against polished tannins. Those flavors carry seamlessly through a smooth, lightly toasty finish.
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.