This is sourced from the oldest vineyard on the estate, a high-elevation site now reaching optimum maturity. The flavors are a deep, densely textured mix of black fruits, cocoa powder and baking spices. It's a stunning bottle, delicious now and a choice cellar candidate through 2030.
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.