The Wahluke slope, where these grapes are grown, is an up-and-coming growing region in Washington state. But this hard, tough, tannic, green wine reveals few of the reasons why. It's Cabernet the way Washington vintners made it 20 years ago.
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: email@example.com.