This is a pretty, rose-colored wine, with an earthy scent of barnyard and light cherry fruit. The flavors emphasize the tartness of cherries with a fair bit of earthiness in the finish. This is good, plain, quaffable rosé, but tart and one-dimensional.
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.