Pickle barrel scents and a strong impression of green wood, along with a whiff of cedar, characterize this rough, rustic, tannic wine. The 2007 is the current release and is drying out quickly. Drink up.
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.