Bright, intense, spicy and sharp, this right bank-style Bordeaux blend brings red currant and berry scents and flavors. There is a chocolatey layer right under the fruit, but it's not entirely integrated, though these are good components. Give this one more bottle age.
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.