This 50/50 Syrah/Cabernet blend is based on a country wine from Les Baux de Provence. It's dry and dusty, with flavors of earth and bark and dried herb flavors. A country wine indeed.
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.