Red fruits abound in this lovely bottle, notably cherries galor. There's a streak of sweet orange, underscored with bracing acidity, a lick of cola, and balanced, supporting tannins. The wine thins out just a bit sooner than one might wish for.
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.