A blend of Cabernet, Syrah and Merlot, it's sappy and loaded with tart red fruits. An explosion of strawberries and raspberries washes across the tongue, resolving in pretty cherry flavors buoyed by natural acidity. Forward and full bodied, it's has enough structure to age gracefully over the next five years.
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.