Soft and plush, this is a sweetly plummy, cherry pie-flavored Merlot that does for a meal what a pillow does for a bed. Lay down and enjoy the lush cherry fruit, the sandalwood scents and the spice. This is a drink-now wine that should win a lot of favorable consumer comments.
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.