Stomp! Cab is a year older than Stomp! Merlot and shows more bourbon barrel flavor. Tannins are softened up, and the fruit is fading. This is pleasant sipping wine, undemanding and approachable, with a clean finish.
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.