This lovely effort shows both finesse and generous ripe fruit. A soft smudge of mocha—or maybe halvah—lingers gracefully through a lengthy finish. The complexity and supple integration of fruit and barrel mark this as the best of an excellent lineup from Dominio IV.
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.