This is a Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc blend. It's tannic and rustic, with some green character along with a roasted, raisiny fruit flavor. Cinnamon and mocha barrel flavors fill out the 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.